How To Reset the Browser Settings

January 01, 2013 (updated 2 years ago) by Chemtable Software

Select your browser:

Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Internet Explorer

Google Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Open Google Chrome Settings

  3. Select Settings.
  4. Open Advanced Settings

  5. Click Show advanced settings and find the “Reset browser settings” section.
  6. Reset Google Chrome Settings

  7. Click Reset browser settings.
  8. In the dialog that appears, click Reset. Note: When the “Help make Google Chrome better by reporting the current settings” checkbox is selected you are anonymously sending Google your Chrome settings. Reporting these settings allows us to analyze trends and work to prevent future unwanted settings changes.

– Source: support.google.com

Mozilla Firefox

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click the Help menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Firefox Troubleshooting Information

  3. Click the Reset Firefox… button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
  4. Firefox Settings Reset

  5. To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
  6. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will open.

– Source: support.mozilla.org

Internet Explorer

  1. Close all Internet Explorer and Explorer windows that are currently open.
  2. Start Internet Explorer.
  3. On the Tools menu, tap or click Internet options. If you don’t see the Tools menu, press Alt.
  4. In the Internet Options window, tap or click the Advanced tab.
  5. Tap or click Reset. If you’re using Windows Internet Explorer 6, click Restore Default.
  6. Internet Explorer Settings Reset

  7. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, tap or click Reset.
    Select the Delete personal settings check box if you also want to remove browsing history, search providers, Accelerators, home pages, Tracking Protection, and ActiveX Filtering data.
  8. When Internet Explorer finishes applying default settings, tap or click Close, and then tap or click OK.
  9. Exit and then start Internet Explorer.

– Source: support.microsoft.com