The appearance of unwanted b.partner-red.men pop-up ads in your web-browser means that your personal computer is infected with an adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). It makes changes to the machine settings and configures itself so as to run automatically each time the PC system is turned on. Immediately after startup, the adware begins to monitor the user’s actions and insert ads directly into the open windows of the Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge. So, if you notice that your browser has become show this page, then you do not need to wait , you need to follow the step-by-step instructions below and remove b.partner-red.men ads as soon as possible.
The malicious applications from the adware family that modifies the settings of web-browsers usually affects only the Chrome, Firefox, IE and Edge. However, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The adware may change the Target property of a internet browser’s shortcut, so every time you run the web browser, instead of your start page, you will see the unwanted b.partner-red.men ads.
The adware is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, changes internet browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the ‘ad supported’ software can install additional web browser extensions, addons and modules that will inject advertising links within the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge’s screen. Moreover, the ‘ad supported’ software may install internet browser hijacker that once started, will alter the internet browser’s home page and search engine. And finally, the adware can collect a wide variety of personal information such as what pages you are opening, what you are looking for the Web and so on. This information, in the future, may be transferred to third parties.
So, obviously, you need to delete the ad-supported software as quickly as possible. Use the free step-by-step guide below. This guide will help you clean your computer and thereby delete the b.partner-red.men annoying ads.
How does b.partner-red.men pop-ups get installed onto computer
How to manually remove b.partner-red.men
This instructions will assist you remove b.partner-red.men pop-ups. These b.partner-red.men removal steps work for the Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge, as well as every version of Windows operating system. Some of the steps may require you to close the internet browser or restart your computer. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove b.partner-red.men ads from Google Chrome
- Remove b.partner-red.men pop-up ads from Firefox
- Remove b.partner-red.men pop-ups from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove b.partner-red.men redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you begin the system cleaning procedure by checking the list of installed applications and remove all unknown or suspicious programs. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious programs such as ad supported software and browser hijackers may be bundled with freeware. Uninstall the unwanted software may delete the unwanted advertisements or browser redirect to unknown or annoying web pages.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, click “Start” and select “Control Panel”.
It will display the Windows Control Panel as shown on the image below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all applications. Scroll through the all list, and remove any suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort software by date of installation in the Control panel.
Remove b.partner-red.men ads from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to get rid of the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the web browser’s homepage, new tab and default search engine that have been changed by ad-supported software.
- Open the Google Chrome, then press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show the Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press the “Show advanced settings” link, which 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 display the reset settings prompt as 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.
Remove b.partner-red.men pop-up ads from Firefox
If the FF settings have been changed by the ad supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto b.partner-red.men site.
First, run the Firefox and click button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Next, press the Help button () as shown on the image 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 show the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation prompt, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the adware. Once it’s complete, click the “Finish” button
Remove b.partner-red.men pop-ups from Internet Explorer
First, start the Internet Explorer, then click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu as on the image below. Next, click the “Internet Options”.
In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The IE will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click on “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove b.partner-red.men redirect
When the adware is started, it can also alter the web browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the internet browser, it will be redirected to an annoying advertisements.
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 which begins 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 internet browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying b.partner-red.men web-site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all the tasks that have been created by malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This opens a prompt that 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 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. Pay attention to that it launches on your computer. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then you need get rid of it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to get rid of, then click 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 unwanted software. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Remove b.partner-red.men with Malwarebytes
Delete b.partner-red.men ads manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your computer. The Malwarebytes is a reputable malware removal application. It can automatically detect and delete the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) of the your machine. Moreover, this free program will help you to remove web-browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your personal computer may be infected too. You can follow the steps below to get rid of the b.partner-red.men unwanted completely.
Download Malwarebytes Free from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
Once downloaded, close all applications and windows on your personal computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup like below.
When the install begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your system.
When installation is complete, you will see window as shown below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole system to find out ad-supported software that causes the reroute to b.partner-red.men web page. This task can take some time, so please be patient.
Once the checking is finished, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and press “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing the adware related files, folders, registry keys. Once the disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the machine.
The following video explains the few simple steps above on how to remove ‘ad supported’ software with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
Stop b.partner-red.men ads and other unwanted web-pages
To increase your security and protect your PC system against new unwanted ads and malicious web-sites, you need to use program that blocks access to malicious ads and web sites. Moreover, the application can block the show of intrusive advertising, that 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 15, 2018
Once downloading is finished, launch the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. When the setup is complete, 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 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 start your system, AdGuard will run automatically and stop pop-up ads, web-sites such as b.partner-red.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.
If the problem with b.partner-red.men pop-ups is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot delete b.partner-red.men ads, 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: June 30, 2021
- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once the tool is started the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, click the “Scan” button for checking your computer for the ad supported software which generates b.partner-red.men advertisements.
- Once the checking is done, AdwCleaner will open a scan report. Review the report and then press “Clean” button. It will show a prompt, click “OK” button.
The following video explains the step-by-step instructions above on how to remove adware with AdwCleaner.
Now your computer should be free of the b.partner-red.men redirect. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted popup ads and unwanted harmful web-pages) 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 remove b.partner-red.men ads from your computer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.