Internet Explorer Repair

Martin Brinkmann
Oct 19, 2008
Updated • Dec 9, 2012
Internet Explorer

Unlike its name would suggest Repair IE is more an Internet Explorer tweaking program than one that can actually repair the Microsoft browser (if you are looking for a repair tool, check out How to repair Internet Explorer). The closest thing coming to repairing the browser is the ability to reset features of Internet Explorer that might be the cause for problems that you are experiencing.

Repair IE is a portable application for the Windows operating system that provides you with access to IE related tweaks. The program displays the available options in the five tabs Appearance, Browser Features, Network and Connections, Search Features and Security on start up. Each tab lists a set of tweaks and options that you can enable, disable or change in Microsoft's web browser.

The current value column gives you information if the item is currently set to its default value or a custom value set by the user of the system. Most custom values are shown as Yes (True) or No (False) values with the occasional string for values that require path information. A double-click on an item changes the value of it. A Yes or No value will  be inverted automatically. When you change back to the default value the field will be cleared automatically to reflect that.

A path can be changed in a small popup window instead where you need to enter it manually or paste it in from the clipboard. A confirmation dialog is always shown before changing values.

Repair IE is an excellent Internet Explorer tweaking utility that can be used to change a lot of settings in Internet Explorer. The software developer designed the tool to fix malicious software leftovers after cleaning a computer system. An option to set everything to its default value would make the software program easier to handle.

The program is compatible with all recent versions of the Windows operating system.


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