If you’re reading this blog post, it means that you are seeing the bhnr1.ru unknown web page and your internet browser began opening tons of ads. All of these problems with your system caused by ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware), which is often installs on the personal computer with the free applications. You probably want to know how to get rid of this adware as well as get rid of bhnr1.ru pop-up ads. In the steps below we will tell you about how to solve your problems.
The adware can change the settings of the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, but often that a malicious software like this can also infect all types of web browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time open the browser to see bhnr1.ru unwanted ads.
The adware may insert tons of ads directly to the pages that you visit, creating a sense that the advertising banners has been added by the creators of the page. Moreover, a legal advertising banners may be replaced on the fake ads, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs. Moreover, the adware has the ability to collect lots of personal information about you (your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the World Wide Web, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
So, obviously, you need to remove the ad supported software as quickly as possible. Use the free steps below. This guide will help you clean your machine and thereby remove the bhnr1.ru unwanted popup ads.
How to bhnr1.ru pop-up ads get installed onto PC system
How to manually remove bhnr1.ru pop-ups
This guide will help you remove bhnr1.ru pop-up ads. These bhnr1.ru removal steps work for the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge, as well as every version of Windows operating system. Some of the steps may require you to close the web browser or restart your system. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Remove suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
- Delete bhnr1.ru advertisements from Chrome
- Get rid of bhnr1.ru pop-ups from Firefox
- Remove bhnr1.ru ads from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of bhnr1.ru redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and delete the program that causes the appearance of annoying ads and 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 below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown in the figure below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of installed applications. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the web browser redirect to unwanted bhnr1.ru pop-ups. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious programs 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 press ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ like below.
You will see a list of applications installed on your PC. 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 annoying popup ads and web 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 program, you need to uninstall, is found, simply press on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as shown below.
Delete bhnr1.ru advertisements from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to get rid of the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the browser’s home page, newtab page and search provider by default that have been changed by ‘ad supported’ software.
- Open the Google Chrome, then click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Google 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, that located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset settings prompt as on the image above.
- Confirm the browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of bhnr1.ru pop-ups from Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been modified by the ad supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto bhnr1.ru page.
First, launch the Mozilla Firefox and press button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Next, press the Help button () as shown in the figure below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web browser address bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown on the screen below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a process to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software. Once it is complete, click the “Finish” button
Remove bhnr1.ru ads from Internet Explorer
First, start the IE, then click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu as shown below. Next, press the “Internet Options”.
In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press on “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your PC system for the changes to take effect.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of bhnr1.ru redirect
Once the adware is started, it can also modify 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 web-browser, it will be redirected to an unwanted advertisements.
To clear the 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 which starts with “http://” that has been added here. You need to remove it.
When the argument is removed, click the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your internet browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the adware can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you start your computer, it will open bhnr1.ru unwanted web-site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all tasks that have been created by malicious software.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. It will show a prompt that called Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, like below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be display just below automatically. Next, press the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need remove this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it’s a component of the ‘ad-supported’ applications, then this task also should be removed.
Further press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ applications. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to get rid of bhnr1.ru pop-ups with free malware remover
Delete bhnr1.ru ads manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your PC. Moreover, the free program will help you to delete malware, web-browser hijacker and toolbars that your system may be infected too.
- Download Malwarebytes from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
- Close all applications and windows on your computer. Open the directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will start the setup of Malwarebytes. Next, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once installation is finished, press on the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the adware that redirects your web browser to the bhnr1.ru annoying site. This process can take some time, so please be patient.
- When it has finished scanning, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected”. When the disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to reboot your computer.
These steps above are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block bhnr1.ru advertisements and other unwanted web-pages
To increase your security and protect your machine against new unwanted ads and malicious web-sites, you need to use application that stops access to dangerous advertisements and web sites. Moreover, the application can block the display of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
Once the downloading process is done, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is finished, you will see a window like below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will allow 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 launch your personal computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and block pop-up ads, pages like bhnr1.ru, as well as other malicious or misleading pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with bhnr1.ru redirect is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot remove bhnr1.ru redirect, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once the utility is started the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, press the “Scan” button for scanning your machine for the adware which generates bhnr1.ru advertisements.
- Once the checking is complete, AdwCleaner will show a scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, click “OK” button.
The following video explains the few simple steps above on how to delete adware with AdwCleaner.
Now your personal computer should be clean of the bhnr1.ru . Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-ups and unwanted malicious sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your system for new malware and adware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to delete bhnr1.ru pop-ups from your computer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.