Google gives Chrome a factory reset button

Google provides a factory reset button for Chrome.

@anthony256
Published Fri, Nov 1 2013 6:34 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:20 PM CST

If you're an IT guy, you would know the pain of all the bits and pieces Chrome can do - extensions, themes, and much more. Well, Google has just revealed a new function that acts like a factory reset button for Chrome.

Google gives Chrome a factory reset button | TweakTown.com

The new "Reset browser settings" button will revert Chrome back to its default search engine, removing any saved searches to their original settings, homepage button and any pinned tabs get removed, startup and new tab tabs cleared, cookies, site data, and content settings all get wiped, and finally, extensions and themes disabled.

Google is also pushing a new malware download blocking feature soon, which should help increase its browser's security.

NEWS SOURCE:zdnet.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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