The b.partner-office.men is a page which is loaded into your browser with the help of adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software). The adware may modify the settings of internet browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and IE or install a harmful browser extension, which created to generate tons of unwanted advertisements. It will lead to the fact that when you launch the browser or surfing the World Wide Web, it will always be forced to open b.partner-office.men popup ads, even when your web browser is configured to stop ads or your personal computer has a program that stops ads. On current date, the adware continues to increase the number of computers that have been infected.
The adware can change the settings of the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge, but often that a malicious software such as this can also infect all types of web browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time start the web-browser to see b.partner-office.men annoying advertisements.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates a large number of pop-up ads, hindering or completely blocking the work in the internet browser. It may install other unknown and unwanted applications without your permission, force you to visit harmful web sites. Moreover, the ‘ad supported’ software can download and install browser hijacker. Once installed, it’ll modify your start page with an unwanted web-site.
Therefore it is very important to follow the instructions below as soon as possible. The instructions will assist you to get rid of adware as well as clean your computer from the b.partner-office.men redirect. What is more, the few simple steps below will help you get rid of other dangerous software like unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate the computer along with the adware.
How can you prevent your computer from the attack of b.partner-office.men pop-ups
How to manually remove b.partner-office.men advertisements
If you perform exactly the instructions below you should be able to get rid of the b.partner-office.men . Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your web browser or reboot your computer.
- Delete suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
- Get rid of b.partner-office.men ads from Firefox
- Delete b.partner-office.men redirect from Google Chrome
- Get rid of b.partner-office.men redirect from IE
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of b.partner-office.men redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and delete the program that causes the appearance of unwanted ads and internet browser redirect to unwanted sites, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ under Programs category as shown on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown on the image below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of installed software. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the browser redirect to unwanted b.partner-office.men pop-up ads. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious software by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused program, right click to it and press ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
When the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as shown on the image below.
You will see a list of programs installed on your machine. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the software that were installed last. Most likely they responsibility for the appearance of unwanted pop-up ads and browser redirect. If you are in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the application, you need to remove, is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as shown on the image below.
Get rid of b.partner-office.men ads from Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been replaced by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to get rid of the redirect onto b.partner-office.men web-site.
First, start the Firefox and click button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Next, press the Help button () like below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the internet browser address bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the figure below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation prompt, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will begin a process to fix your problems that caused by the adware. When it is finished, click the “Finish” button
Delete b.partner-office.men redirect from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the internet browser’s homepage, new tab and default search engine that have been changed by ad supported software.
- Open the Chrome, then click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show the Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click the “Show advanced settings” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- Further, click the “Reset settings” button, which located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Chrome will display the reset settings dialog box as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web-browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of b.partner-office.men redirect from IE
First, start the Internet Explorer, then press button. Next, click “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your personal computer for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings such as homepage, new tab and default search engine to default state, disable ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and thereby remove the redirect to b.partner-office.men unwanted site.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of b.partner-office.men redirect
When the ‘ad supported’ software is started, it can also alter the web-browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you launch the browser, it will be redirected to an unwanted ads.
To clear the web browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text that starts with “http://” which has been added here. You need to remove it.
When the argument is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your web-browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the ad-supported software can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you start your personal computer, it will show b.partner-office.men annoying web-page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all tasks that have been created by unwanted programs.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will display a dialog box which titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the image below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need delete this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the malicious applications, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete like below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ software. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to get rid of b.partner-office.men pop-up ads with free malware remover
Delete b.partner-office.men ads manually is difficult and often the ‘ad supported’ software is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your computer. Moreover, the free application will help you to remove malware, browser hijacker and toolbars that your PC may be infected too.
- Download Malwarebytes by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: May 12, 2017
- Close all applications and windows on your personal computer. Open the file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will launch the setup of Malwarebytes. Next, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- When installation is done, click on the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole system to find out ad-supported software which redirects your web browser to the b.partner-office.men annoying page. This process can take some time, so please be patient.
- When the system scan is finished, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected”. When the disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to reboot your machine.
These steps above are shown in detail in the following video guide.
How to stop b.partner-office.men ads
To increase your security and protect your PC system against new unwanted ads and malicious web pages, you need to use an application that stops access to harmful advertisements and web-sites. Moreover, the application can block the display of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard application from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: May 10, 2017
- Once downloading is complete, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the install is done, click “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a quick tutorial which will help you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will run automatically and block popup ads, b.partner-office.men redirects, as well as other malicious or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your Windows desktop.
Scan your machine and get rid of b.partner-office.men redirect with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and get rid of adware, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge web-browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (homepage and search engine by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the personal computer.
Download AdwCleaner utility from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: May 20, 2017
Once downloading is done, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown in the figure below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to show the application, press Yes button to continue.
Now, press the “Scan” to begin checking your machine for the adware which cause a redirect to b.partner-office.men advertisements.
Once the system scan is complete, it will show a list of all items detected by this tool as on the image below.
You need to press “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box, press “OK” to start the cleaning process. Once the cleaning process is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your personal computer. After restart, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Now your machine should be free of the b.partner-office.men ads. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted ads and unwanted malicious sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your PC system for new malware and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new dangerous applications and ad-supported software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove b.partner-office.men advertisements from your computer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.