How-to Reset Internet Explorer

So your Internet Explorer has been infected with a Browser-Hijacker, or is having issues and you would like to reset it. This guide will show you how to do just that.

This guide is not suitable for the new browser in Windows 10.

Resetting Internet Explorer

1. The first thing that you will want to do, is right-click your Internet Explorer shortcut and select Run as Administrator.

2. Then click on Tools or on the cogwheel icon.

Cogwheel Icon Internet Explorer


3. Now select Internet Options.

Internet Options

4. Now go to the Advanced Tab and click the Reset button.

Internet Options » Advanced


5. Now Check Mark the Delete Personal Setting box. Then Click Reset.

Reset Internet Explorer


6. You will know when it has completed when all green checkmarks are in place.

Completed Reset


At this time, you may close Internet Explorer. Although you will want to make sure that you have uninstalled anything that may have caused this issue.

About the Author

Kristopher has been a Windows and Computer Enthusiast for years. His expertise's lies within in Consumer Security and the Windows platform. Kristopher has always been active on many Windows communities where he helps people and writes articles. Not to forget he loves a glass of beer.

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