How to uninstall (remove) Directions.cm

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What is Directions.cm?

Directions.cm is a deceptive browser extension that can modify browser configuration without users’ participation. For this reason, it’s categorized as a browser hijacker. Such types of malware are the result of user installed software that had hidden packages installed. It is mainly used to generate advertising profits for its developers. Therefore, following infiltration, it changes primary search provider and homepage, altering search results or adding advertising content to these results. Moreover, the hijacker is able to process and collect all information passing through the browser like IP addresses, browser activity history, searching results, passwords, account details and so on. All the collected information is transferred to third-parties who can misuse it. Directions.cm is an unwanted application which should be removed immediately. To do so, you can follow this guide.

Directions.cm Hijacker

How Directions.cm gets on your PC?

Like many other potentially unwanted programs, Directions.cm comes bundled with audio players, readers, archivers and other free programs from the Internet. As a rule, malware is hidden in loaders and installers as an additional program element. You need to select an advanced installation type to see the complete package of the installation package and uncheck the undesired component of the program. Use special programs, such as antiviruses or similar utilities, to secure your personal data and exclude the possibility of penetration of such malicious software. Check out our step-by-step instructions to remove Directions.cm right now.

How to remove Directions.cm from your computer?

The easiest and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

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Or uninstall Directions.cm manually.

Step 1: Remove Directions.cm from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Directions.cm.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Directions.cm and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Directions.cm, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Directions.cm and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Directions.cm from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Directions.cm from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Directions.cm.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Directions.cm.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Directions.cm.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Got to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Directions.cm:

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