Reset Internet Explorer Settings programmatically

Posted on 2011-05-05
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
My company is installing a new software package and part of the installation instructions request that we do a "Reset Internet Explorer Settings" Reset (from Internet Options, Advanced tab).  I am looking for a way to do this programmatically so we don't have to have users do this on 800+ machines.  I found a Microsoft fixit MSI which I can run in /quiet or /passive mode   But unfortunately, that still requires user interaction.  

Any thoughts on how accomplish this same task with VBS or PowerShell?
Question by:robbid
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    The only way I can think of is changing all important registry keys into the default ones. You can change them using VBS.
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    I can honestly say that having a vendor suggest that is wierd, and probably uneeded. I would question why they request this to be done. Hopefully, they can be more specific as to what they are REALLY needing to be reset, and then you can easily script those..... Beats trying to reset the whole thing....

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