You can launch applications and applications with the command prompt – and Mozilla Firefox is no exception. You can also use the command prompt to launch Firefox in Private Browsing mode or open a specific website at launch. Here̵7;s how.
To start Mozilla Firefox with Command Prompt, you must have already downloaded and installed Firefox on your Windows 10 computer.
Launch Firefox with the command prompt
Open the command prompt by typing “cmd” in the Windows search field and selecting “Command Prompt” from the search results.
In the command prompt, run this command:
Mozilla Firefox now opens normally.
Open a specific Firefox Web site using the command prompt
Instead of launching Firefox and then entering a URL in your browser to visit a website, you can do both at the same time as the command prompt.
Open the command prompt (type “cmd” in Windows search and select “Command Prompt”) and run this command:
with the URL of the website you want to visit. For example:
start firefox www.howtogeek.com
Firefox launches and opens the specified website.
Launch Edge in private browsing mode using the command prompt
Using Mozilla Firefox in Private Browsing mode clears your search and web history when you close your browsing.
To start Firefox in private browsing mode, open Command Prompt (type “cmd” in Windows Search and select “Command Prompt”) and run this command:
start firefox -private
Firefox now starts in private mode.
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