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Danger level 5
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine

Maps Driving Directions

If you have recently installed a piece of software named Maps Driving Directions, you should not be surprised that your homepage has been changed to because this application only promotes this website. At first glance, it might seem to be useful, but, as you will see for yourself if you ever install it on your computer, it does nothing except for setting this page as a homepage. We cannot confirm that it is a trustworthy search provider, so if you are looking for a reliable tool that would allow you to find the information on the web quickly and conveniently, you should not rely on, especially if you have nothing to do with the installation of Maps Driving Directions. To remove the undesirable page set, you will have to get rid of the piece of software promoting it. Even though it is considered a browser hijacker, you should not find its removal complicated at all. You can find more about its removal in the last paragraph.

Users install Maps Driving Directions expecting that it is a useful program that will help them to get driving instructions, but they quickly realize that this application is not that beneficial. Of course, we cannot say that it is completely useless because it sets a page with quick-access buttons that help users to access Google Maps, Bing Maps, News, Local Weather, Facebook, YouTube, and other popular websites with the click of the button. Of course, all these websites can be accessed without its help too, so we do not think that you should keep Maps Driving Directions installed just because of this. What else researchers at have noticed is that the promoted search tool is not a 100% reliable search provider, so users should not perform web searches with it. The biggest drawback of is that it might present users with the so-called modified search results. They do not look dangerous at all, but clicking on them is still a bad idea because they might redirect you straight to untrustworthy websites. Last but not least, specialists do not like what they have found in the Privacy Policy document. This document has revealed that collects a bunch of details about users automatically. For example, it collects device-specific information, information users provide themselves, and the so-called login information consisting of IP address, the type of browser, geographic location, time and date of certain events, including search queries performed, advertisements clicked, etc. Since s not one of those 100% trustworthy websites, we would not allow it to record all those details if we were you. You will disable it only by fully removing Maps Driving Directions.

Some users install Maps Driving Directions themselves and then find their browsers’ settings altered, but it seems that you are not one of them if you are reading this article. We suspect that you have found the undesirable changes applied to your web browsers, i.e. your homepage has been changed, and you do not know anything about this. Researchers say that there is a huge possibility that this browser hijacker is distributed bundled with other programs. Most likely, they are free applications that can be downloaded from such websites as,, and Have you recently installed some kind of new application downloaded from the web? If so, we are not surprised at all that your browsers’ settings have been altered. You should install new programs more carefully the next time to prevent the entrance of browser hijackers or other untrustworthy applications. What else you can do to ensure your system’s maximum protection is to install a reputable antimalware tool.

If has been set on your browsers and you are not happy about its presence, you can remove it anytime. You can set a new homepage on all these affected browsers, or you can simply reset them all to their default settings. It is not a problem if you have never done that before because our manual removal guide – you will find it right below this paragraph – will help you. Just follow the removal steps as indicated. Alternatively, all modifications made by the browser hijacker can be undone using an automated antimalware scanner.

How to remove Maps Driving Directions

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Tap Alt+T to open Tools.
  3. Select Internet Options.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. Click Reset.
  6. Mark the Delete personal settings box.
  7. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press Alt+H.
  3. Click Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click the Refresh Firefox button.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Press Alt+F.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Go to the bottom of the page and click Advanced.
  5. Under the Reset section, click Reset.
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