Windows Vista -
Reset Internet Explorer Settings
Published on 11/23/2006
Describes how you can reset Windows Internet Explorer 7 settings. Includes information about the effects of the reset.

Reset Internet Explorer Settings

1. Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options.
2. On the Advanced tab, click Reset.
3. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, click Reset. 
4. When Internet Explorer 7 finishes restoring the default settings, click Close, and then click OK two times. 
5. Close Internet Explorer 7. The changes take effect the next time that you open Internet Explorer 7. 

RIES restores the default settings of the following features:
Home pages
Search scopes
Browsing history
Form data
Appearance settings
ActiveX controls