- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
Driving Directions Home
Driving Directions Home is a threat that changes your default search provider, homepage, or new tab page to Drivingdirectionshome.org. Consequently, the search engine falls under the classification of browser hijackers. Such applications can be quite irritating and potentially dangerous too since most of them might show unreliable third-party advertising content. Thus, users who encounter browser hijackers should be more careful or better yet replace the untrustworthy tool. If this is the first time you came across such a threat, we encourage you to read the rest of this article and find out more about these suspicious search engines. We should also mention there will be deletion instructions slightly below the text, so if you do not wish to keep Driving Directions Home installed, these steps can show you how to eliminate it.
Furthermore, users should know Driving Directions Home might be distributed by bundling the browser hijacker with some unreliable browser extension, although we cannot be one hundred percent sure as we could not find it. However, we believe this might be true because we have already encountered quite a lot of similar search engines, for example, Search.hemailloginnow.com, Search.searchlttrn.com, Search.yourpackagesnow.com, etc. Of course, it is possible Driving Directions Home could be bundled with other threats like other hijackers, adware, potentially unwanted applications, and so on. In any case, it might be more important to understand where these untrustworthy programs come from.
According to our specialists, many of them seem to be distributed through various file-sharing web pages or malicious pop-up ads. Therefore, users should try to stay away from the mentioned websites and pay closer attention to the installation process. Even harmless tools can be bundled with threats if they are distributed through unreliable sources. It means it might be up to you to stop them from entering the system. You can do so by simply deselecting bundled applications if there is such an option; usually, it is available for those who choose custom or advanced installation. What’s more, if you read all terms on the configuration wizard carefully and learn it might place more tools on your computer without asking any permission, you could cancel the installation and prevent it from happening. Lastly, to avoid threats the user could employ a reliable antimalware tool that could identify potentially harmful data and warn him about it.
Considering Driving Directions Home might be distributed through unreliable channels, and it could show you suspicious advertising content, it does not seem it can be trusted. Naturally, we advise users not to take any chances with it and find a more reputable search engine to replace it. As for getting directions we have no doubt you can find similar or better applications online. If you decide to get rid of the browser hijacker, we can offer you the deletion instructions located slightly below. These steps were prepared by our specialists, and they will show you how to remove extensions that might be related to the threat and how to restore the hijacked browser. Users who find the process too difficult or simply want an easier solution could download an antimalware tool instead, perform a system and click the deletion button that should be provided right after the scan.
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