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Restoring Safari Default Settings

This document explains how to restore Safari's default settings.

 

To restore Safari’s default settings, please use the following steps:

    1. Open Safari and click on Safari in the upper left hand corner.
    2. Click Reset Safari.
    3. Restart Safari. This will resolve most problems. If this does not solve the problem, proceed on to Step 4.
    4. Click on the hard drive icon located on the desktop.
    5. Browse to Users | (Users Home) | Library | Safari folder.
    6. Drag every file but "Bookmarks.plist" into the trash.
    7. Browse to Users | (User Home) | Library | Preferences.
    8. Locate "com.apple.Safari.plist", "com.apple.internetconfigpriv.plist", and "com.apple.internetconfig.plist" and drag them to the trash. If "com.apple.internetconfigpriv.plist" does not exist, ignore it and just trash the other two files.
    9. Safari should now be back to factory default status.