If you’re having trouble with pop-ups, apps or extensions changing your settings without your knowledge, there is an easy fix: Reset Chrome settings to default.  Your saved bookmarks and passwords won’t be cleared or changed as long as you follow these steps.

1). On your computer, open Chrome .

2). At the top right, click More       Settings.

3).  At the bottom, click Advanced.

  • Chromebook, Linux, and Mac: Under “Reset Settings,” click Restore settings to their original defaults         Reset Settings.
  • Windows: Under “Reset and cleanup,” click Reset Settings      Reset Settings.

These steps won’t provide a full reset. For example, some settings like fonts or accessibility won’t be deleted. To create a new user profile, add a new user in Chrome.

What changes when you restore your settings

On your Chrome profile, the following settings will change to the default on all devices where you’re signed in:

 

Thanks to Bryan Roemke (EVSC Technical Support) for suggesting this resource.

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