How to Disable Incognito Mode in Chrome using Registry in Windows 10

Chrome is one of the most popular browsers because of the plenty of features and convenience that it comes with. However, some of the features are not always required by all users. One such feature is the Incognito mode, which although it is a pretty useful feature for those who want to keep their browsing activities private, may not be useful for many.


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So, how do you ensure that you don’t see the Incognito mode in Chrome in your Windows 10 PC again? Here’s how.

 

How to Disable Incognito Mode in Chrome Using Registry Editor

 

Step 1: Press the Windows key + R together on your keyboard to open the Run box. Type Regedit in the search box and press OK.

 

Go To Run And Type Regedit

 

Step 2: In the Registry Editor window, navigate to the below path:


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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Chrome

Registry Editor Navigate To Path

 

Step 3: If the Google key is missing under Policies, you will need to create a new key and name it as Google. Right-click on Policies > New > Key.

 

Policies Right Click New Key

 

Step 4: Rename the key as Google.

 

New Key Rename Google

 

Step 5: Now, create a new key under Google and name it as Chrome. Right-click on Google key > New > Key.

 

Google Right Click New Key

 

Step 6: Rename this new key as Chrome.

 

New Key Rename Chrome

 

Step 7: Now, right-click on Chrome, select New, and click on DWORD (32-bit) value.

 

Chrome Right Click New Dword (32 Bit) Value

 

Step 8: Rename the New Value field as IncognitoModeAvailability.


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New Value Rename Incognitomodeavailability

 

Step 9: Double-click on IncognitoModeAvailability > set the Value Data field to 1 > press OK.

 

Value Data 1 Ok

 

Now, restart your computer and the Incognito mode in your Chrome browser should be gone.

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