The b.addshare.men is classified as ‘ad-supported’ web site. The appearance of b.addshare.men in your internet browser means that your PC system is infected with ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware), which can open a large number of pop-ups within the Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge screen or reroute you to an unwanted ad pages. So, if you have found that your internet browser is redirected to this annoying web-site, then you do not need to wait . Perform the instructions below to clean your personal computer from the ad supported software and thereby get rid of b.addshare.men redirect as soon as possible.
The adware usually affects only the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge by changing the web browser’s settings or installing a harmful extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The adware will perform a scan of the computer for web browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the browser shortcuts, it’ll add the argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you open the browser, you will see an unwanted b.addshare.men web-page.
What is more, the ‘ad supported’ software may show ads depend on a web-page that you are visiting. That is, it’s clear that this ‘ad supported’ software, without your permission, steals your private information such as: your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking, and much, much more. The adware may monetize its functionality by collecting data from your browsing sessions and selling it to third party companies. This puts your personal information at a security risk.
We recommend to delete the ‘ad supported’ software, which redirects your browser on the b.addshare.men annoying web-site, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other malicious software on your PC.
Tips to prevent b.addshare.men popup ads
How to manually remove b.addshare.men
The simple answer is right here on this page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It will assist you easily to clean your computer of ad supported software. Moreover, you can select manual or automatic removal method. If you are familiar with the machine then use manual removal, otherwise use the free anti-malware utility designed specifically to get rid of ‘ad supported’ software which causes annoying b.addshare.men . Of course, you can combine both methods. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your internet browser or reboot your computer.
- Delete suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
- Get rid of b.addshare.men advertisements from Chrome
- Get rid of b.addshare.men from Firefox
- Remove b.addshare.men from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove b.addshare.men redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and remove the program that causes the appearance of annoying ads and web browser redirect to unwanted web pages, 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 screen below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown on the screen below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of installed applications. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the internet browser redirect to annoying b.addshare.men advertisements. 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 application, 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 in the figure below.
You will see a list of programs 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 unwanted pop-up 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’ like below.
Get rid of b.addshare.men advertisements from Chrome
Like other modern web-browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby remove the redirect to b.addshare.men annoying ads which is caused by the ad supported software.
At first, start the Google Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will appear the main menu. Click on the option named “Settings”. Another way to show the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter.
The internet browser will open the settings screen. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset settings” section is visible, as shown on the image below and press the “Reset settings” button.
The Chrome will display the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The program will run the process of cleaning. When it is finished, the internet browser settings including the ‘block pop-ups’ option back to the values that have been when the Chrome was first installed on your personal computer.
Get rid of b.addshare.men from Firefox
First, start the Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, click the “Help” button ().
In the Help menu, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page, press “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove b.addshare.men from Internet Explorer
To remove the b.addshare.men pop-up ads you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your computer.
First, start the IE, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will show the drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and click the “Reset” button. The IE will display the “Reset IE settings” dialog box as shown below. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, click the “Reset” button.
Once the task is finished, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your browser’s settings to default state and disable ‘ad-supported’ extensions.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove b.addshare.men redirect
Once the adware is started, it can also change the internet browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you launch the web 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, click 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 adware can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you open your computer, it will open b.addshare.men unwanted web-page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ programs.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. It will show a prompt 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 display 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 get rid of this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicious software. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove b.addshare.men with free malware removal application
Manual removal b.addshare.men redirect requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the adware may be not completely removed. We suggest that use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your system. Moreover, the freeware will help you to remove malware, browser hijackers and toolbars that your PC system may be infected too.
- Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
- At the download page, click the Download button. Your web-browser will open the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your desktop.
- Once the download process is done, please close all applications and open windows on your personal computer. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will launch the Setup wizard of Malwarebytes onto your system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has complete installing, the malware remover will start and display the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your PC system for the adware that redirects your web browser to the b.addshare.men unwanted web-site. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient.
- When the system scan is complete, it will open a screen which contains a list of malicious programs that has been found.
- When you are ready, click on “Quarantine Selected” button to begin cleaning your system. When the task is done, you may be prompted to reboot your system.
- Close the Anti-Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Block b.addshare.men pop-up ads and other annoying web-pages
To increase your security and protect your PC against new annoying ads and malicious web pages, you need to use program that stops access to dangerous ads and web pages. Moreover, the program can block the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web-sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from 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 shown on the screen below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is done, you will see a window as shown on the image below.
You can press “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will assist 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 computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop ads, web-sites like b.addshare.men, as well as other harmful 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, that is located on your Windows desktop.
Get rid of b.addshare.men ads and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot delete the unwanted b.addshare.men from the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for ‘ad supported’ software, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
Once the downloading process is finished, open the file location. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is launched, you will see a screen such as below.
Now, click the “Scan” button . This will start scanning the whole machine to find out malicious extensions and adware that displays ads from b.addshare.men web site. Once the system scan is finished, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK”. When the clean up is complete, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the AdwCleaner to remove adware, browser hijackers and other malicious applications.
Now your PC should be free of the b.addshare.men . Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up ads and annoying malicious web-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 b.addshare.men pop-ups from your PC system, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.