How to Remove Ads by Mute Tabs Button

Last week, I came back from the country where my grandmother lived. Unfortunately, my computer went wrong and pops up numerous ads. I find strange programs get installed on my computer. Although someone that used my computer has uninstalled those unwanted programs. However nasty items haven’t been deleted yet obviously. I think the “killer” bring annoying ads must hide in the computer. Do you think of the problem? Is there a useful way to solve the problem? Please help me.

Do you notice these symptoms?

  • Thousands of pop-up ads appear in your screen.
  • Unwanted extensions or add-ons are installed in your computer without your permission.
  • Consume system resources and decrease running speed of the system.
  • Mislead you to strange web pages or sponsored links.
  • Send fake message to download software or program.

If you notice these symptoms, your computer may be infected with an adware. Now scan your system as soon as possible

Know about Mute Tabs Button


Mute Tabs Button is presented as a legitimate program which helps users to mute all browser tabs. At first sight, it looks friendly and effective. However, the program generates online advertisements and gets installed on users’ computer without permission. The function isn’t actually welcomed by users. It always plays a dispensable role and shows in the front of computer users as a browser extension. The purpose of the program is to promote related products and ads. Its existence brings more trouble while users are browsing web pages. There is no doubt that users shouldn’t use the program.

mutetabsbutton-mainpage The program can work with many websites that is not using SSL, which means numerous ads coming with the program also have extensive influence on your browser. Whichever website you go, you may be affected by these ads. The adware appear in many forms including pop ups, banner, coupons, in-text ads, offers and so on. As mentioned above, these ads exist to support the program, which is essentially for making money. Advertisers who cooperate with the program are allowed to grasp your browsing history from the program in order to provide you with target advertisements, which means that you may have a risk of personal data disclosure. It can keep track of your browsing behavior and collect your information including cookies, IP address, account, favorite websites and so on. In a word, you are recommended to remove Mute Tabs Button as soon as possible.


How did you get infected with Mute Tabs Button?


In general, few people will go to the official website to download the tool. It usually comes bundled with other free software. Not all computer users notice it because it usually hides under the “Advanced” or “Custom” option, which is also designed to be easy to neglect. To avoid installing the program, you’d better deselect “Complete” or “Quick” option firstly, and then uncheck unwanted programs under “Advanced” option.
So, it also belongs to a potentially unwanted program because many computer users don’t know when they install it. You don’t need to be worried although your computer accidently gets infected with the program.
Read the removal guide below and remove the program right now.

Mute Tabs Button Removal Guide

Step 1: Uninstall Mute Tabs Button from the Windows Add/Remove Programs

Windows XP

Windows 7/Vista

Windows 8

Windows 10

Step 2: Uninstall Mute Tabs Button from the Build-in

Step 3: Remove Mute Tabs Button from Your Browsers.

For Internet Explorer

For Mozilla Firefox

For Google Chrome

For Safari

For Opera

Step 4: Remove Mute Tabs Button from the Windows Registry

Mute Tabs Button Automatic Removal Guide

※How to back up your browsing data

For Internet Explorer

For Mozilla Firefox

For Google Chrome

Step 1: Uninstall Mute Tabs Button from the Windows Add/Remove Programs

Windows XP

  • Click Start button in the lower-left corner, and then select Control Panel.


  • Double click on Add/Remove Programs.


  • Find the program and click Remove button.


  • Uninstall the program under its wizard.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start button in the lower-left corner, and then select Control Panel.


  • Click Uninstall a Program under Programs (Not see it? Click View by Category in the upper-right corner).


  • Select the program and click Uninstall button.


  • Follow the pop-up wizard and uninstall the program.

Windows 8

  • Right click on image-win8-startbutton(moves to the lower-left corner, and then the icon will appear), and then select Control Panel.
  • Choose View by Catergory (select from the drop-down menu in the upper right corner) and click Uninstall a program.
  • Select the program and click Uninstall button.


  • Follow the wizard to uninstall the program.


Windows 10

  • Click the Start button on the task bar, select Settings.


  • Go to System, and then select Apps & features in the list.


  • Find the program from the list, click Uninstall button.


  • Follow the uninstall wizard to uninstall it.


Note: “Why I don’t see the program in the Control Panel?” you maybe ask this question. Sometimes the system can’t read and load information of the program because it may not be installed by normal installation mode and hides itself. To remove the program completely, you are recommended to use an automatic removal tool.



Step 2: Uninstall Mute Tabs Button from the Build-in Uninstaller

If step 1 doesn’t work, you could enter the software directory and uninstall it. Or you can skip the part if you have uninstalled it successfully in the last step.

  • Right click on the icon of the program in the desktop and select Properties.


  • Click Open File Location.


  • Find Uninst.exe in the folder and run it.
  • Follow the wizard to uninstall it.


Note: It is possible that you can’t find some files like uninst.exe in the folder. If so, you’d better remove the program with a professional removal tool, which helps you save time and effort.



Step 3: Remove Mute Tabs Button from Your Browser


Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer, click Tools button (gear icon) and select Manage Add-ons.


  • In Toolbars and Extensions, select All add-ons in the drop-down menu of Show.


  • Select the adware in the list and click Disable button.


  • Click Tools button and select Internet
  • Go to tab, click Restore advanced settings button and click Reset…ie-reset-4-win7
  • A window pop up, check the box of Delete personal settings and click Reset.
  • Click the Close.
  • Restart Internet Explorer.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click Menu button and select Add-ons.firefox-add-on
  • Select the adware in the list, click Disable or Remove button.firefox-disableextension
  • Navigate to Plugins tab, select the target and choose Never Activate in the drop down menu.


  • Click Menu button and press ? (Help Menu) button.


  • Select Troubleshooting Information.


  • Click Refresh Firefox


  • Click Finish button to complete the import process.


  • Restart Mozilla Firefox.


Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome, click Menu button and select Tools, and then click Extensions.


  • Select the target in Extensions tab, and then click trash icon or uncheck Enabled check box.


  • Click Menu button and select Settings.


  • Click Show advanced settings… at the bottom of the page.


  • Click Reset Browser settings, and then click Reset


  • Restart Google Chrome.


  • Open Safari, click Tools button (gear icon) and select Preferences…


  • Go to Extensions tab, select the program in the list and click Uninstall button or uncheck Enable check box.


  • Click Tools button or Safari, select Reset Safari.


  • Select items you want to delete and click Reset button.


  • Restart Safari.


  • Open Opera, click Menu button (Opera icon) on the top left corner and then select Extensions and then Manage extensions.


  • Select target, and then click “X” button or click Disable button.


  • Click Menu button (Opera icon) and go to Clear browsing data.


  • Select items that you want to delete and click Clear browsing data.


  • Restart Opera.

Step 4: Remove Mute Tabs Button from the Windows Registry


Open the Start menu, click Run, and then Type “regedit” in the box, press Enter button.


Click Edit, and then ..


Type “Mute Tabs Button” in the Run dialogue box, and then hit Enter key.



Delete associate files if you find them.


Repeat 3~5 until the box below appears.


Tip: It is advised to back up your registry files if you are afraid to do wrong operation to your computer. However, you’d better find the alternative tool if the Windows registry crash. Continue to read the post and remove the program completely & safely.

Mute Tabs Button Automatic Removal Guide

Option 1: Remove Mute Tabs Button with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is an anti-malware tool published by Eniqma Software Group USA, LLC. Ii is designed for detecting and removing various types of computer threats including Ransomware, Browser Hijakcer, Trojans, adware, spyware, worms and so on. The tool can replace the Windows Registry and remove associated registry entries, which achieve complete removal results.

Click the button below to download SpyHunter



Open the downloaded file to begin the installation and then click Run to continue when a window pops up as below.


After selecting your language, click OK button.


Click Continue button.


Click Install button after opting for I accept the EULA and Privacy Policy


Click Exit button after the installation is completed.


After the installation, SpyHunter will run and scan your computer automatically. If not, you need to launch SpyHunter and click Scan Computer Now! button.


The system scan is in process.


When the scan has completed, the screen will show you all malicious items that SpyHunter has detected. To remove detected items completely, click “Fix Threats” button.


Restart your computer to apply all changes after removal is completed.

Option 2: Remove Mute Tabs Button with PCKeeper Antivirus.

Download PCKeeper Antivirus by clicking the button below.


Open downloaded file and Install PCKeeper Antivirus by clicking Start Install button.


It takes several minutes to gather data about installed security programs and configuring the antivirus.


After Gathering Data is complete, click Full Scan or Custom Scan button.


  • Full Scan is recommended if you want to check the whole system for viruses.
  • Custom Scan is recommended if you want to quickly check specific files or folders.

When the scan is done, you should check the box beside File Name and then Add to Quarantine or click Delete button


Stiill can’t solve your problems? Don’t be worried. PCKeeper Antivirus provides you with one-to-one assistance from computer specialists. Online chat can be started by click Show Support Bar in the right side!




Option 3: Remove Mute Tabs Button with Plumbytes Anti-Malware


Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware from the button below.plumbytes-anti-malware-downloadbutton

Install Plumbytes Anti-Malware by clicking INSTALL.


After installation is done, run Plumbytes Anti-Malware by double-clicking on openplumbytes(or Plumbytes Anti-Malware will run automatically).

Go to OVERVIEW, and then click Run a scan.


After scan is complete, all detected items will show in the list.

Check the box beside detected object or Selected All and then click REMOVE SELECTED.


Restart the computer to apply all the changes.

※How to back up your browsing data

For Internet Explorer

  • Open IE, click File on the top bar and select Import and export…
  • Select Export to a file and click Next.
  • Choose Favorites (you can also include Feeds and Cookies as well ) and click Next.
  • Select the destination and type the name of backup file, and then click Next.
  • All selected items will be saved in HTML file if it is done.


For Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox, click Ctrl + Shift + B to open your bookmarks.
  • Press Import and Backup option and then select Back up…
  • Select the file path to save your backups in JSON format.


For Google Chrome

  • Open Chrome, click (Menu button) and then go to Bookmark Manager.
  • Click Organize and then select Export bookmarks to HTML file…
  • Your bookmarks will be saved in HTML file.


Summary: Although Mute Tabs Button promises you that it can provide you with good browsing experience, it doesn’t work well as you thought. There are still more free programs like the adware, especially downloaded from third-party platform. These programs usually bring ads to your computer in order to gain revenue. Thus, you should uninstall program as soon as possible if you want to stay away from these ads. Well, novice computer users are recommended to remove the adware manually, because the manual removal is a comprehensive task. If there is any wrong operation during the process, the system may suffer from additional problems. Therefore, you are advised to remove the adware by using an automatic removal tool.




The following video offers a complete guide for Mute Tabs Button removal. You’d better watch it in full-screen mode!

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