By resetting Internet Explorer settings, you return Internet Explorer to the state it was in when it was first installed on your computer.
This is useful for troubleshooting problems that might be caused by settings that were changed after installation. When you delete personal settings, some webpages that rely on previously stored cookies, form data, passwords, or previously installed browser
add-ons might not work correctly. Resetting Internet Explorer to its default settings does not delete your favorites, feeds, Web Slices, and a few other personalized settings.
To reset Internet Explorer settings:
any Internet Explorer or Windows Explorer windows that are currently open.
Open Internet Explorer by clicking the
Start button. In the search box, type Internet Explorer, and then, in the list of results, click
Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
Advanced tab, and then click Reset.
Delete personal settings check box if you would like to remove browsing history, search providers, Accelerators, home pages, and InPrivate Filtering data.
Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, click Reset.
When Internet Explorer finishes restoring the settings, click
Close, and then click OK.
Close Internet Explorer.
changes will take effect the next time you open Internet Explorer.
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