How to remove (uninstall) Bookmarks Button

This material is devoted to an adware called Bookmarks Button and ways to uninstall it. If you suffer from annoying ads on each website, and the efficiency of the PC has abruptly decreased - this entry will help you find out what advertising programs are, identify the fundamental problem and clean the machine of undesired programs.

Bookmarks Button

Advertising software includes a pretty long list of different species, but the very famous of them are adware, browser toolbars and redirects. These programs are initially developed not to be helpful, and their aim is to receive money by tricking customers. Many customers believe that these programs are reliable, being deceived by huge lists of their features, but all these features either aren't working, or just cannot exist. What do these utilities really do?

  • Toolbars are not so annoying as adware and hijackers, but ads aren't their single task. They also collect the information about user's computer and about his doings in the Web. This info might be used against its owner or sold to third parties for a decent price.
  • Classic adware is famous for the never-ending spam with all possible kinds of banners, pop-ups and ads. Suchlike utilities might be masked almost to anything: programs for updating and downloading drivers, system optimizers, video and audio players, software for finding games and movies and even more. Advertising emerges as distinct blocks in search results, links or pop-ups.
  • Browser hijackers do not place advertising on the reliable websites. Hijackers, from time to time open a scammer's webpage in user's browser that passes to one of the sites with ads and suspicious links.

Suchlike tools along and every one of them can be used for various methods of advertising scam. Despite the difference in methods, they have one thing in common: they were from the very beginning produced for fraud and deceit. Aside from obvious inconvenience, such as abundance of ads and pop-ups, there is another property of Bookmarks Button and it is the critical decrease of machine's security.


Now, when we explained for what purpose was Bookmarks Button, you should know how to detect it. It's evident that the basic sign of advertising software is an increase in the quantity of pop-ups. Attribute #2 is the appearance of strange tools in the system that you don't remember installing. Such thing might happen when user clicks on all links that adware displays, visiting the viral websites and loading viruses from there. Dangerous tools are acting stealthy so you can't realize that you just installed them.

Another red flag is a significant slowdown of the computer, and an enlargement in its boot time. Degradation of machine's speed isn't only the effect of dangerous programs, but this happens very often. PC is slowing down because all advertising tool is working in the background and never turns off. This means that virus is starting at system startup and shutting down only with the whole machine. If 3-5 such tools will sneak on your PC, their simultaneous running overburdens the system, and takes so many resources that good programs just cannot run. This can cause retardation, trouble turn-offs and critical errors of basic programs. If you witness any of these marks - you should check the machine with a high anti-virus or delete all hazardous software in manual mode.

Methods to remove Bookmarks Button

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Bookmarks Button manually

Step 1. Uninstall Bookmarks Button from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Bookmarks Button from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)


If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

If you are tired of irritative ads on the Internet and nuisance from numerous symptoms of infection with Bookmarks Button, you should fully uninstall this malware. The only way out is to delete Bookmarks Button and then carefully scan the computer for perilous programs. The deletion can be done by hand, though this method can take a lot of time and might be not successful. The point is that different unwanted software apply many techniques to guard themselves from removal. They store backups everywhere on HDD, hide their root folders, place pending tasks for reinstalling after uninstalling etc. If you are not expert enough in deletion of viruses, the chance of failing and further difficulties is very high. The plainest and the very efficient technique to delete adware is to download Spyhunter AV-tool. This soft is able to fast and clean uninstall Bookmarks Button from the machine, but also protect it from attacks hereafter. Spyhunter has a number of features, among which are compatibility with popular anti-virus software, around the clock technical support, high speed of scanning and elimination, moderate price and daily updating of the viral database. If you are interested, and want to buy Spyhunter, or read more about it - click on the link under this paragraph.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Bookmarks Button from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Bookmarks Button and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Bookmarks Button
  • C:\ProgramData\Bookmarks Button
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Bookmarks Button

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Bookmarks Button" and delete these elements


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How to remove Bookmarks Button from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Bookmarks Button and press Uninstall


How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Bookmarks Button from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Bookmarks Button and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall Bookmarks Button from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove Bookmarks Button from the browser

How to remove Bookmarks Button from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Bookmarks Button

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs


How to delete Bookmarks Button from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Bookmarks Button

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Delete all specific pages


How to uninstall Bookmarks Button from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Bookmarks Button

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).


How to delete Bookmarks Button from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Bookmarks Button and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.


How to delete Bookmarks Button from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"


Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions


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