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Old Dec 28, 2010, 06:44 AM   #1
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Purchased myself a 27" iMac from Apple about a week ago. Everything is all good and fine - except my private browsing on Safari doesn't seem to work.

It works fine on my Macbook, but for some reason on my iMac, when I turn it on, it works - but then when the computer restarts and is used again, it's turned off

Does anyone know why this happens and how to fix it?

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Old Dec 28, 2010, 08:02 AM   #2
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I've just checked Safari on my iMac and it appears to behave as your does. If you come out of Safari by clicking the Red button in the top-left corner, Private Browsing remains on. If you close the application completely, Private Browsing is turned off. This may be the normal default state.
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Old Dec 28, 2010, 08:05 AM   #3
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I believe the default for Safari is for Private Browsing to be off
Every time you restart Safari you need to recheck the option

There may be a 3rd party software to address this or a terminal hack or Apple Script / Automator solution
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