Article ID : 00030328 / Last Modified : 08/16/2015

How to reset the Internet Explorer® browser default settings.

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WARNING: Resetting the Internet Explorer settings will delete all temporary files, disable browser add-ons, and reset all of the changed settings.

  1. Click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In the Control Panel window, click Network and Internet.
  3. In the Network and Internet window, click Internet Options.
  4. In the Internet Properties window, click the Advanced tab.
  5. On the Advanced tab, under Reset Internet Explorer settings, click the Reset button.
  6. Click the OK button.

NOTE: More help and how-to information can be found at the Internet Explorer Help and How-to Web site.