How to Reset Your Browser Settings Affected by Malware

It happens many times that browser settings of your internet browsers such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer get changed because of malware. The main aim of these malware is getting information from your computer. These malware generally change the homepage and default search engine of your browser. Also it affect your computer’s network settings such as DNS settings.

To overcome this problem you should check out a tool known as Anvi Browser Repair Tool. This tool can perform many actions which can easily bring back your browser settings. You can restore your browser’s title bar and home page, block unwanted Windows startup pop up, and restore browser’s default search engine.

browser-repair-tool

Apart from all the above mentioned things, you can also network related items such as DNS, enable internet options, repair file associations, repair IE default path and many more.

This tool is available for all the three major browsers, i.e. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. You should check it out if you are facing any issue with your browser.

Download Anvi Browser Repair Tool.

How to Stop Storing Encrypted Pages To Disk in Internet Explorer

When you browse the internet lots of temporary data gets stored inside your computer (as temporary internet files). IE also stores data from secure web pages (SSL pages). This may cause security threat as some malware could access the data stored on your computer and may expose your data. This data may be your form data, personal information, credit card number or any password. You have to tell your browser not to save the encrypted data on your computer.

To stop saving encrypted page to your computer you have to make some minor changes in the settings of your Internet Explorer browser. On IE click on Tools > Internet Options > Advanced. Here you’ll find plenty of options. Scroll down to the Security section to check the box next to “Do not save encrypted pages to disk”. Click OK.

encrypted-pages-disk

That’s all. Now Internet Explorer will not save any encrypted page locally on your computer. Now if your computer may get attacked by any malware you don’t need to worry. But it is advisable that you should use a nice Antivirus software to make your PC secure from virus attacks.

How To Run All The Popular Browsers Online

If you are a developer or designer then time to time you test your website on various browsers. It requires install all the popular browsers and open them one by one to get the testing done. Of course it is a tiresome job. Spoon offers a nice web service that lets you run all the popular browser directly from the web. Yes, you can run Firefox inside Google Chrome.

It means when you open the spoon website in any browser, it will show all the available browsers. Click on the required browser and it will run the browser directly from the web. No need to install it. One thing you should need before testing the browsers is spoon plugin. It is available for Windows computers.

spoon

Go to Spoon, click on the install plugin option which appear at every browser thumbnail. It will download the plugin on your computer. Install it. Now you are ready to use. Just click on the green play button which appears on every browser thumbnail. A new browser window will open. You can open any website in the new Windows.

spoon-firefox

You can’t change browser settings inside the opened browser. For example, I opened Firefox browser but I couldn’t get any menu options and plugin options. But you can open any website inside the browser an know that the website is browser compatible or not.

The available browsers are Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.

Check out Spoon Browser Sandbox [via TinyHacker].