How to Reset Google Chrome to Default Factory Settings
Google Chrome is most used browser this is the reason it faces most malware attacks. If you are facing slow browsing experience, frequent crash, pop-ups, unnecessary extensions, altered search results, and redirects to unknown websites with Chrome, then it is a sign of malware infection. Resetting Google Chrome to default settings could resolve these issues. To do that follow the below steps.
Step 1 - Open Chrome Menu and Click on Settings
Click on 3 dots button to open the chrome's menu and then click on Settings.
Step 2 - Click on Advanced option
Now the settings page will open. Scroll down till the end of the page and click on Advanced option.
Step 3 - Click Restore Settings to their Original Defaults
Now scroll again till the end of the page and you will see Reset and clean up section. Click on Restore settings to their original defaults.
Step 4 - Confirm the Action
Now a confirmation box will pop-up telling that this action will delete all the data and customization. Click on Reset settings to confirm it.
How to Remove Malware from Google Chrome
The problem of crashes and slow browsing experience should be resolved after resetting the Chrome to default settings. However, some malware still is on your computer which will come back and the browser will again start facing the issue.
It is a good idea that we completely clean our PC from all malware infection. To do that follow the below steps.
Step 1 - Download MalwareFox Antimalware
MalwareFox is a strong anti-malware. It quickly detects and removes several kinds of malware including browser hijackers, adware, trojan, spyware, keyloggers, etc. MalwareFox is providing 14 days free trial. During the trial, it works fully functioned including real-time protection from the threats. MalwareFox works effectively even if you already have installed any antivirus suite. It doesn't conflict with them.
Step 2 - Install MalwareFox Antimalware
Click on the installer to open it.
Now click Yes on User Account Control Pop-up.
Follow the screen instructions to install Malwarefox.
Once MalwareFox gets installed it will update the signatures from the database.
Step 3 - Scan PC with MalwareFox
Now click on Scan button to start the scan.
Let it scan your computer completely.
Once the scan is complete click on Next to remove all threats.
Now it will remove all the detected malware from your computer.