Resetting Internet Explore. Well aware of the fact that it is a navigator which is now obsolete and not recommended for both functionality and IT security concerns, continue to use Internet Explorer to use some online tools that are compatible only with the latter.

However, since a few days, the browser is constantly crashing, the opening of the pages is very slow and it cannot cope with the problem. Let's see what we can do.

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Reset corrupted Internet Explorer

If you would like to restore internet explorer because the browser is no longer working properly, to remove all add-ons and toolbars installed in the browser (which are often the basis for errors and slowdowns) and reset all privacy and security related preferences (sometimes due to problems with certain Internet sites), just start the program, click on the gear located in the upper right and select the item Internet Options from the menu that appears.

In the window that opens, select the tab advanced and click on the button Resetting. At this point, place the check mark next to the item Delete personal settings (to also delete history and other browsing data) and first click the button Resetting and then close  To complete the operation.

For all changes to take effect, you must restart your PC.

If the standard procedure for restore internet explorer was unsuccessful, you can try to solve the browser problems by completely removing it from the PC and then reinstalling it. Don't worry, it is a very simple procedure.

The first step you should take is to go to Control panel by clicking on the button Home (the flag icon located in the lower left corner of the screen), looking at the "control Panel" and selecting the first appearance.

In the window that opens, you should write the term «Functionality» in the bar located at the top right, after which you must select the item Enable or disable Windows functions of search results.

Then remove the check mark from the item related to Internet Explorer present in the window that opens and click the button first yes and then to accept, to start uninstalling the program. At the end of the operation, you will be asked to restart the system.

When you log in to Windows again, to reinstall internet explorer, do the following: return to Control panel, write the term «Functionality» in the bar located in the upper right corner and select the item Enable or disable Windows functions of search results.

In the window that opens, place a check mark next to the entry to Internet Explorer and click on the button first to accept and in Restart now to restart the system and restart the browser.

If you use Windows 10, you can also reach uninstall internet explorer going to adjustments (the gear icon located on the Start menu), by clicking the icon Application and selecting the article first Applications and functionality from the left sidebar and Optional features, on the next screen.

Then select Internet Explorer from the list of available functions, click the button uninstall and that's it

Then, to reinstall Internet Explorer, restart your PC, return to the menu Settings> Applications> Applications and features Windows 10, click on the entry Optional Features>   Add a featureInternet Explorer.

After that, press the button install, wait for the browser to reinstall and restart your PC again. In case of problems, follow the classic Control Panel procedure I explained earlier.

Restore Internet Explorer as default

If you are using Windows 8 and the Internet Explorer icon it has disappeared Suddenly from the home screen, this procedure will also allow you to retrieve Microsoft's historical browser on the latter.

For, restore Internet Explorer as default, you just have to start the browser, click on the icon gear located in the upper right and select the item Internet Options from the menu that appears.

In the window that opens, go to the tab program and make sure that the option Open the Internet Explorer tiles in the desk not active (if checked, uncheck).

Then click Make Internet Explorer your default browser, choose the browser icon in the window that opens and click the button Set this program as default configure IE as the default browser on PC.

Where the entrance Make Internet Explorer your default browser not available, go to Control Panel> Programs> Default Programs> Set Default Programs and follow the instructions I just gave you to make Internet Explorer the default system browser.

If you use Windows 10, to manage the predefined programs, click on the gear icon present in the menu Home, to access the configuration of the operating system, go to Application and select the article Default applications from the left sidebar.

At this point, scroll down the page that is proposed to you, click on the program indicated below the heading browser, select Internet Explorer from the menu that opens and ready.

Alternatively, to restore the default state of the Internet Explorer browser, you can try clicking the button Establish partnerships, in the advanced IE options, to put the check mark next to the element Select all and click Save.

Restore Internet Explorer to the previous version

Have you installed an Internet Explorer update and since then the browser has stopped working correctly? Then you can try removing the problematic update and restoring the previous version of the program.

For, restore Internet Explorer to the previous version, Click the button Home Windows (the flag icon in the lower-left corner of the screen), type "control Panel" in the menu that opens and select the first appearance, to access Control panel.

Now hit Uninstall a programclick on the item View installed updates present in the left sidebar and select the item related to the latest update of Internet Explorer, from the list of updates installed on the PC.

At this point, click on the button uninstalllocated at the top, and confirm the uninstallation of the update by clicking the button yes. When asked to restart, your PC accepts.

After that, you can try installing the latest version of Internet Explorer again (recommended) by grabbing it from Microsoft's website or from Windows Update.