If you have modified the default settings of Internet Explorer or if the settings have been modified by malwares, spywares, and sometimes genuine applications, you can restore the default settings. This feature helps you restore the settings of Internet Explorer browser, and also of critical operating system settings such as Registry Editor and Task Manager.
Using Hijack Restore
To use Hijack Restore, follow these steps:
- Open Quick Heal Internet Security Essentials.
- On the left pane, click Performance and then click Hijack Restore.
- On the Hijack Restore screen, select Check All to select all the browser settings in the list.
- Select Restore default host file to restore the default host file.
- Select Restore important system settings to restore important system settings.
- To initiate restoring your settings, click Restore Now.
Restore Default Host File
The default host file includes the following options.
|IP Address||Enter the IP Address of the host.|
|Host Name||Enter the host name.|
|Add||Click Add to add the host details in the list.|
|Edit||Select the host in the list and click Edit to make the changes.|
|Delete||Select the host in the list and click Delete to remove the host.|
|OK||Click OK to save your setting for the host files and exit from the Host Specification window.|
|Close||Click Close to exit without saving your settings from the Host Specification window.|
Restore important system settings
The restore important system settings option includes the following options.
|Check All||Helps you restore all the system settings in the list.|
|OK||Helps you save all the modified settings and exit from the Important System Settings window.|
|Close||Helps you exit without saving the settings, from the Important System Settings window.|
The buttons on the Hijack Restore screen are as follows.
|Restore Now||Helps you initiate restoring the settings that you selected.|
|Undo||Helps you undo your settings done on the current screen. If you click the Undo button, it opens a window Undo Operations. The settings which have been restored to default settings will be listed. Select your settings or Check All to select all the settings. Click OK to revert to the existing settings.|
|Close||Helps you exit from the Hijack Restore window without saving your settings.|