Internet Explorer 6 (Win) - Restoring the Default Settings

This document explains how to set Internet Explorer 6 back to it's default settings. For Internet Explorer 7, please see Internet Explorer 7+ (Win) - Restoring the Default Settings

Restoring Default Settings

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

  2. Select Tools -> Internet Options.

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  3. Select the Security tab and click on the Default Level button if it is available.

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  4. Select the Privacy tab and click on the Default button if it is available.

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  5. Select the Advanced tab and click on the Restore Defaults button if it is available.

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  6. You should also clear your cache and cookies. See Internet Explorer 6 (Win) - Clearing Cache and Cookies.

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Keywords:internet explorer ie how to set restore browser defaults windows reset security iexplore   Doc ID:2425
Owner:Jeff W.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2003-11-12 19:00 CDTUpdated:2013-08-02 16:22 CDT
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