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How Do I Restore System Default Settings

September 23, 2011  |  Difficulty: Medium

How to restore Windows® system default settings using Spyware Terminator 2012

While working on your PC, you can change your system settings on purpose, or even by accident. System changes can also be caused by a virus, spyware, malware, or any other dangerous software.  Changes can occur in your registry, control panel, folder options, Internet browser, display and background settings, etc. Generally, the settings on your operating system are so broad that ordinary typical PC user would not know how to keep it stable. Fortunately, there are applications available to handle these issues such as Spyware Terminator 2012 that includes tools to monitor all the important elements of the operating system and enables you to restore their default settings. A user can manually restore selected components or do a complete restoration of system settings. The following instructions show you how to restore system default settings using Spyware Terminator 2012.


  1. First, install Spyware Terminator 2012 by following the steps the article that focuses on the installation of Spyware Terminator 2012.
  2. Start the application.
  3. In the “Tools” tab, click on the “Default System Settings” button.
  4. You will see the list of items that can be restored. In the status column you will see whether the item was changed or not.
  5. Restore changed items one by one by clicking on the “Restore” button for each item or do a complete restoration using the “Restore All” button.
  6. When the status of all items shows a white checkmark in a green field, you have successfully restored your default system settings.

Tips and Tricks:

  • If some items in your Internet browser were changed on purpose, do restoration of only the items you want.
  • To keep your system files even more secure, install the System Protect application as well. This is described in the article about system protection.


  • If you have a utility running that keeps one of the controlled items changed, turn it off to do a complete restoration of the system default settings.


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