Private Begone

Private Begone

Disables private browsing.

What is Private Begone?
"Private Begone" is a user-friendly Firefox add-on specifically designed to turn off private browsing. For it to function properly, it must be allowed to run in private windows. The preferences of the extension can be easily managed via the extensions tab in the Firefox settings.
By: Vishal
Rating: 4.13 (16)
Version: 1.2resigned1 (Last updated: 2024-04-26)
Creation date: 2018-12-12
Weekly download count: 29
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 13.90K
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Disables private browsing. You need to allow it to run in private windows for it to work.


  1. Install add-on
  2. Go to preferences
  3. Go to extensions
  4. Open Private Begone
  5. Select "Allow" for "Run in Private Windows"
User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Works well
  • Simple but effective
  • Doesn't work if Firefox is closed beforehand
  • Different icon across devices
  • Doesn't disable private windows
Most mentioned
  • Works well
  • Doesn't work if Firefox is closed beforehand
  • Doesn't disable anything
Recent reviews
by hvbh, 2024-03-26

by hvbh, 2024-03-26

The extension does not work. It works if normal Firefox windows are open, but not if Firefox is already closed beforehand. Also, across my two laptops, the extension has a different icon which is really strange.
by hippomatik, 2023-07-08
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Risk impact

Private Begone is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Private Begone is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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