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Niyol

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Hi
Is there a tool or button to reset Chrome and IE10 back to default settings? as they are when first installed no add on's ect?

Thanks in advance for any help :thumbsup:
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Hi,

If I'm not mistaken they remove that option on recent versions of Google Chrome!
For Internet Explorer Microsoft have a FixIt and instructions to do it manually.
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Hi,

there's no automated way to perform this, but I found this one:

If you're the only one Chrome user, you can try to remove user profile.
Go to settings -> users -> delete this user.
Maybe it will do, worked on previous versions of Chrome.

(haven't tried this, so I can't predict any other effects)
Source: productforums.google.com
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Hi,

there's no automated way to perform this, but I found this one:

If you're the only one Chrome user, you can try to remove user profile.
Go to settings -> users -> delete this user.
Maybe it will do, worked on previous versions of Chrome.

(haven't tried this, so I can't predict any other effects)
Source: productforums.google.com


If you delete the profile you lose all the setting including Bookmarks unless you have everything in sync with google site.
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I'm not a Chrome user, so I have no idea how difficult it is to personalize the settings. This may be the round about way of resetting the browser, but the bookmarks are easy to replace from a Xmarks personal online acct if you decide to uninstall Chrome then reinstall it. Here are the instructions on how to import/export the bookmarks from and to the browser(s).

Edited by DonnaB, 19 August 2013 - 08:41 PM.

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Niyol

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Thanks you all for the help I will have a look at them all in detail later :)
Magic ticks all round
thanks again :thumbsup:
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I'm not a Chrome user, so I have no idea how difficult it is to personalize the settings. This may be the round about way of resetting the browser, but the bookmarks are easy to replace from a Xmarks personal online acct if you decide to uninstall Chrome then reinstall it. Here are the instructions on how to import/export the bookmarks from and to the browser(s).


Hi Donna,

Google Chrome have the function built-in you can use the google account to save the information its only a matter of configuration and select what to backup... Customize sync settings

I should have included this on my other post but at the moment I only intend to alert to the need of a backup *if the user really uses Chrome* sometimes it's only installed because was offered by some other program installation...
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Hello :wave:

Open IE - - > Tools - - > Internet Options - - > Advanced - - > Reset

For Chrome follow the advice above.
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Thanks Babbzzz
I totally forgot about that button, it's the goldfish in my DNA I think :thumbsup:
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