How to remove thirteen degrees (Virus Removal Guide)

Ads by thirteen degrees have become a big issue for internet users. Thirteen degrees adware and programs that are used as a platform by the adware to generate advertisements are spreading quickly. Fortunately, reputable Antivirus and Anti-Malware programs will detect thirteen degrees and associated programs as adware. Thirteen degrees adware is known to infiltrate a computer system and affected internet browsers without your consent or knowledge. Once thirteen degrees adware has entered your machine it will begin to access and gather your personal user browsing data, transform existing internet browser settings (including the homepage, default search engine, and browser shortcut), and it will ultimately inject the webpages you visit with ‘targeted’ pop-up advertisements.

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Thirteen degrees adware serves deceptive pop-up ads across Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari. The ads it displays are known as ‘targeted’ advertisements because they will need to use your browsing information (such as your browser history and bookmarks) to produce advertisements it feels you are most likely to click on. The adware essentially ‘targets’ you based off your current and past browsing habits.

Ads by thirteen degrees can also be malicious, promote malware, promote potentially unwanted programs, and direct users to suspicious websites.

Thirteen degrees adware is not technically defined as a computer virus but this adware is still a threat to your privacy and can be the sign of a severe malware infection. The internet security community strongly recommends that you remove thirteen degrees if you find it installed on your machine or attached to your internet browser as a browser add-on or extension and use reputable Antivirus or Anti-Malware software to eradicate any existing malicious files.

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  • thirteen degrees bundles with other potentially unwanted programs and malware.
  • thirteen degrees is usually bundled inside installers and downloaders distributed as dubious torrents or as freeware programs distributed by websites similar to download.com and softonic.com.
  • thirteen degrees injects visited webpages with pop-up and in-text advertisements.
  • thirteen degrees makes unwanted changes to existing Windows settings and schedules new tasks which allow it to run every time Windows starts and check to see if the program has been disabled. If the program is disabled it will enable itself.

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How to remove thirteen degrees (Removal)

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Option 1: Automatically remove thirteen degrees with Malwarebytes

1. We recommend that you write down the toll free number below in case you run into any issues while removing this infection. Our techs will kindly assist you with any problems you may face.

1-888-986-8411

2. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

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3. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

4. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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5. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

6. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

[note align=”left”]If you are still having issues removing thirteen degrees we suggest that use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3 to locate and remove any computer infection that may be present. You may also proceed to option 2 below and view our additional tips to remove thirteen degrees.[/note]

Option 2: Manually remove thirteen degrees

How to uninstall thirteen degrees

1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.

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2. Click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove program) in the Programs section.

3. Search for thirteen degrees in the list of installed programs and select it with your mouse, then click Uninstall. You can also double click thirteen degrees to uninstall it.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find thirteen degrees in your list of installed program you may need to uninstall additional programs that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove thirteen degrees below.[/note]

How to remove thirteen degrees add-ons and extensions

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1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the thirteen degrees extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

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1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the thirteen degrees add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the thirteen degrees extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find thirteen degrees in your list of add-ons and extensions you may need to remove additional attachments that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove thirteen degrees below.[/note]

Tips to remove thirteen degrees

  • If you do not find thirteen degrees in your list of installed programs you may need to uninstall additional programs. Additional programs may include suspicious titles that may have been contracted around the same time or after the initial infection.
  • If you are still having issues removing thirteen degrees you should use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3. HitmanPro 3 is the best second opinion scan and removal tool. It can be used to locate and remove remaining threats.
  • If you need help our tech support team is standing by 24 hours a day. You can reach tech support at: 1-888-986-8411

Sean Doyle

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Sean Doyle is an engineer from Los Angeles, California. Sean's primary focuses include Internet Security, Web Spam, and Online Marketing.