To reset Internet Explorer settings

  1. Close all Internet Explorer and windows that are currently open.
  2. Open control panel, select Internet Options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab, and then click Restore defaults.
  4. Then click Reset.
  5. When Internet Explorer finishes applying default settings, click Close, and then click OK.
  6. Close Internet Explorer.

Your changes will take effect the next time you open Internet Explorer and all the settings will be the same as when it was installed, favorites will not be affected.