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Old 03-14-2013, 06:04 AM   #1
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Default Restore browser to default settings

Reset Your Browser To Removes Malware Toolbars.

A reset of the web browser settings may be required in case there are problems during surfing the internet. Restoring the default settings of the browser can be done through settings available in all browsers. The process to reset browsers varies so that the steps to reset Internet Explorer are different from the ones with reset Google Chrome for instance. While some browsers may have to be closed in order to reset the browser, others can be reset when the browser software is opened. All passwords, bookmarks and other personalized data including the browser settings will be lost after restoring the default settings of the browser.

Restore your browser to default settings
How to reset: Internet Explorer? Opera? Google Chrome? Firefox? Safari?
If your browser often crashes, it may be requires that you restore it to its default values.
Note that all your saved items (passwords, favorites) will be cleared.

How to reset Internet Explorer?
  • Click on Tools; Internet Options.
  • Go to the Advanced tab
  • Click on the Reset button.

How to reset Opera?
  • Close all running instance of Opera.
  • Go to the installation folder of Opera:
  • C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\, provided that you have installed Opera using the default settings.
  • Delete the Operapref.ini file

How to reset Google Chrome?


Close all running instances of Google Chrome.
  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome:
    • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Appl ication\User Data.
    • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as "Default" and rename it.
    • Launch Google Chrome and a new "Default " file will be created.


Rename the Default file, located in:
~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default
Under Linux

Rename the Default file, located in:

How to reset Firefox?
  • Open Firefox
  • Enter URL: "about:support"
  • Click on the Reset FireFox button

Windows XP:

Go to "Start / Run"
Enter the following command: firefox -safe-mode

Windows 7 and Vista:

Go to "Start / Start Search"
Enter the following command: firefox.exe -safe-mode


Open Terminal
Enter the following command: /path/to/firefox/firefox -safe-mode

Mac OS:

Go to "Applications; Utilities; Terminal"
Enter the following command: /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox -safe-mode

Reset Firefox preferences (default )
  • In the open window (upon launching safe mode), select "Reset preferences to default Firefox"

  • Click "Make Changes and Restart"
  • You can now browse properly on Firefox.

How to reset Safari?
  • Open Safari.
  • Click on the "Safari" in your Safari menu.
  • A drop-down menu will appear, simply click on the Reset Safari tab.
  • A warning dialog will appear pointing out what will be removed.
  • Click on the Reset button to complete the process.
  • Safari will restart automatically.

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Old 03-14-2013, 07:22 AM   #2
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Wow, a tutorial master here! Many thanks again tourne, now i can perform magic and delete my toolbar easily
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:23 AM   #3
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One thing that I had problem with, was finding in Windows 7 the google chrome folder, the reason was that it was hidden. Heres the solution if you have Windows 7:

Open window ---> click upper left "Organize" ---> "Folder and search options" ---> "View" ---> "Show hidden files, folders and drivers" ---> press "Apply"

That's all ;]
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