How to start Microsoft Edge in private mode by PowerShell

Introduction

This sample provides a script for IT pro or windows customers to quickly start Microsoft Edge in private mode by PowerShell.

 

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Scenarios

IE, FireFox, Chrome, Opera and almost every browser lets you start in a private mode by default. Why not try it on Edge? Now you can call this script to start Microsoft Edge in private mode.

Script

Just input the name of the script and Microsoft Edge will start in the private mode.

 

PowerShell
编辑脚本|Remove
./StartEdgeBrowserPrivateMode.ps1

Here are some code snippets for your reference.

 

PowerShell
编辑脚本|Remove
Start-Process -FilePath ($Env:WinDir + "\explorer.exe"-ArgumentList "shell:Appsfolder\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe!MicrosoftEdge" 
    Start-Sleep -Seconds 1 
    [System.Windows.Forms.SendKeys]::SendWait("^+{P}"

Additional Resources

Converting the Windows Script Host SendKeys Method

 

 

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