How to Reset Internet Explorer to its Default Factory Settings
If you are facing frequent crashes, slow browsing experience, pop-up ads, unnecessary toolbars, and redirects to unknown websites with Internet Explorer then it might be infected with a malware. If your browser not working properly then you can reset it to the default settings. To do that follow the below steps.
Step 1 - Open Settings and Click Internet Options
Click on the Gear icon to open the settings and the click on Internet Options.
Step 2 - Go to Advanced Tab and Click Reset
Now you will see Internet options now click on Advanced tab and then click on Reset button.
Step 3 - Click on Reset to Confirm the Action
Now you will see a warning message about what is going to happen if you click on Reset button. Select the Delete personal settings check box and click on Reset.
Step 4 - Click on Close
Now Internet Explorer will delete all the data and reset its settings to default settings. Click on Close and restart the PC to make the change effective.
How to Remove Malware from Internet Explorer
The problem of crashes and slow browsing experience should be resolved after resetting the Internet Explorer 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.