What is the GetDirectionsQuick.exe?

GetDirectionsQuick.exe hijacker is a sort of computer threats that makes a lot of troubles for many users nowadays. This hijacker changes parameters of the browser without user’s permission, it injects adverts into it and provokes permanent redirection to the particular pages. Sadly, but the owners of the infected devices cannot turn their configurations back. Consequently, their browsing begins with a slew of pop-ups and seeing unknown pages. If you are interested in the proven solution against the hijacker, go on reading.


Usually, the invasion of GetDirectionsQuick.exe malware is not only about the hijacker, adware, spyware and keylogger also take place onto the infected device. Adware generates permanent advertisement banners that users see in their browsers (Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are the most penetrated ones). Spyware and keyloggers steal personal details and help to collect private data. The first action you should do right now is to open your Task Manager and to check whether you have the C:\Windows\System32 folder.

How does GetDirectionsQuick.exe get on my computer?

GetDirectionsQuick.exe hijacker/adware is not an accident, it appeared in the browser because of the concrete reasons. It was a built-in tool altogether with spyware and keyloggers that users failed to install with new utilities. Of course, not every program you find on the free resources is dangerous. However, you can stop the penetration of the infected item, too. Switch for a Customer Installation instead of the Typical one. Do not interact with the adverts popping up in the browser. Add a special malware tracker to increase the level of your security. Such helpful tool is able to delete the threats just when they find the way to the system and keep the system clean.


Removal process of GetDirectionsQuick.exe hijacker is not difficult with our GridinSoft Anti-Malware program that deals with the infection within a few mouse clicks. You can use the program to remove all unwanted applications on the regular basis. Fix infected browsers with the help of the same tool. Instructions below are made to help you in removal process, use them to do everything effectively.

How to fix all what GetDirectionsQuick.exe did?

Despite all these circumstances we recommend you to delete Virus, GetDirectionsQuick.exe immediately. You can do it without efforts with special tool – Anti-Malware by GridinSoft.

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How to delete GetDirectionsQuick.exe virus completely?

If you want to delete GetDirectionsQuick.exe virus with Gridinsoft Anti-Malware, you need to do some manipulations. There are several steps how to remove GetDirectionsQuick.exe virus. Let’s consider them:

At first, you need to download >Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. For this, press the following button:

Download free scanner

Then discover GetDirectionsQuick.exe virus and all other threats, which penetrated on your PC. For this, you need to scan PC:

  • Install and run Anti-Malware
  • Move on the tab ‘Scan’ in the main menu.
  • Start scanning process by pressing the button ‘Quick scan’.

Computer scan
The scanning process is completed. All threats, including GetDirectionsQuick.exe virus found.

  • Wait until the program scans

Wait until the program scans

  • Select ‘Move to quarantine’ and press the apply button.

Select ‘Move to quarantine’ and press the apply button

  • The program will remove all viruses

Removal process

  • On this step you need to shut down all your browsers, click on ‘Tools’ in Gridinsoft Anti-Malware’s window and select ‘Reset browser settings’:

Specify all your browsers, which you want to reset with the help of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware and press the ‘Reset’ button:

reset with the help of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware
Reset browser settings

  • You will see successful finisfing process

Reset browser settings

After all this operations you need to restart your PC to activate appropriate settings. After completing these steps, your computer will be fully devoid of virus and other malware. To verify this, you can start a re-scan.

Instruction to avoid a re-infection PC by C:\Windows\System32 virus

You can organize a protection for PC in real-time. It helps you to avoid a re-infection by virus. You can do it by using our special tool – Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. To understand that this software is very convenient for you, download a free version of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware:

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After that, activate a feature of the On-Run Protection. For this you need to do such actions:

  • Open the window of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware.
  • Move on the tab ‘Protect’.
  • Activate On-Run Protection by clicking the button ‘Start’.

After all this manipulations you’ll see such result:

Activate On-Run Protection
Activate On-Run Protection to prevent any virus related threat in the future.
Activate On-Run Protection

  • Open the ‘Update’ tab and check the newest updates


  • At the end on the ‘Scan’ tab choose the Full scan of your system.

Computer scan