How to uninstall (remove) Bookmarks Button

What is Bookmarks Button?

Bookmarks Button is a rogue browser extension that hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Bookmarks Button is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), bringing a lot of troubles to the user. After penetration of the PC, Bookmarks Button begins to display a variety of promotional content such as banners, coupons, and links to ad sites. The developers of this program are collaborating with some popular websites. According to the developers, this extension is designed to help the user to find the best offers, but actually, Bookmarks Button is very annoying. It opens a new tab in the browser and redirects the user to third party sites at any browsing point. Bookmarks Button collects personal data and send it to third parties. Bookmarks Button should be removed if you find it on your PC.

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How Bookmarks Button gets on your PC?

Bookmarks Button refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Bookmarks Button.

How to remove Bookmarks Button from your computer?

To uninstall Bookmarks Button remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Bookmarks Button in their database. Please, use them to remove Bookmarks Button.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Bookmarks Button – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Stronghold Antimalware – detects files, registry values and folders of Bookmarks Button.

 

Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware
 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Bookmarks Button – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

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Or uninstall Bookmarks Button manually.

Step 1: Remove Bookmarks Button from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Bookmarks Button.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Bookmarks Button and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Bookmarks Button, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Bookmarks Button and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Bookmarks Button from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Bookmarks Button from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Bookmarks Button.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Bookmarks Button.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Bookmarks Button.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Bookmarks Button:

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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