In Tor Browser's application menu, there is "New window" and "New private window". What is the difference between these two? They appear to have the same effect.

Tor Browser application menu

(Tor Browser version 11.0.10)

  • I'm not sure, but my guess is that it is the same as opening a new window and then taking a new identity so that cookie files and other cache are not shared between the windows. May 5, 2022 at 13:06
  • @spykyvenator For both "new window" and "new private window", cookies are shared between the windows.
    – Flux
    May 7, 2022 at 9:26


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