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What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,617
United States Rank #18,355
Reach 0.0433%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.97 days
294.02 days >
Average installed length: 154.49 days

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AddLyrics

What is AddLyrics?

AddLyrics is a web browser extension that installs as a browser helper object within Internet Explorer that will modify the user's web browser home page and search settings. The software will also bundle additional third party ad-support apsp that may include: DealPly, International Web Services LLC, SuperFish, Futureads.

About  (from Add Lyrics Ltd)

Add Lyrics may provide you with several features in order to enhance your use of YouTube and your enjoyment of musical videos. In order to do so the Software may provide you with graphics, text, or other functional or interactive content in your browser, all of which are free of charge. Note that by downloading the Sof...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in AddLyrics.
AddLyrics.dll (fe6904dbeea098bcbf6097cdf34e9156) has been flagged by the following 29 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.Generic
AhnLab-V3 2013.11.19 Adware/Win32.AddLyrics
Avira AntiVir 7.11.114.86 Adware/AddLyrics.A.32
avast! 2014.9-140108 Win32:AddLyrics-A [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3600 Generic5
Baidu-International 4.0.3.1418 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.aPSn
Bitdefender 1.0.20.40 Adware.Generic.382241
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4562 W32.Clod535.Trojan
CAT-QuickHeal 1.14.12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17295 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 9.0.0.08 Adware.Shopper.330
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.14.01.08.02 Adware.Generic.382241
ESET-NOD32 8.9065 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.C
Fortinet FortiGate 1/8/2014 W32/SPNR.0BCE13!tr
F-Secure 11.2014-08-01_4 Adware.Generic.382241
G Data 14.1.22 Adware.Generic.382241
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
K7 AntiVirus 13.173.10234 Riskware
K7GW 13.173.10234 Riskware ( 0040f01a1 )
McAfee 5600.7256 PUP-FCU!FE6904DBEEA0
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7256 PUP-FCU!FE6904DBEEA0
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 15.0.0.24 Adware.Generic.382241
Panda Antivirus 14.01.08.02 Adware/AddLyrics
Sophos 4.94 Generic PUA MI
Symantec 1/8/2014 rev. 4 WS.Reputation
Trend Micro 10.465.08 TROJ_SPNR.0BCE13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.8 TROJ_SPNR.0BCE13
VIPRE Antivirus 23512 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
alcsur.exe (31baa347d913389eab56dc9d2aa7d7e6) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.VRK
Bitdefender 7.2 Application.Generic.507420
Comodo Security 15742 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.330
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.575 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.AMN (A)
ESET-NOD32 8174 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.A
F-Secure 11.0.19020.35 Application.Generic.507420
G Data 22 Application.Generic.507420
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.4.0.0 Win32.SuspectCrc
K7 AntiVirus 9.164.8447 Riskware
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Application.Generic.507420
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RC1H1CA
VIPRE Antivirus 16378 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Uninstall.exe (a8b8f43e0e73c2f6f6de073a5e6f772a) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 Adware.AdLyrics
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1008 Adware.Shopper
Symantec 20131.1.0.101 WS.Reputation.1
       View all 45 all detections
AddLyrics has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove AddLyrics.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: addlyrics.net
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\addlyrics
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\AddLyrics\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by AddLyrics

Program module:AddLyrics.dll
Name:AddLyrics
Signed by:Ilan Bio 2009 Ltd
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\addlyrics\AddLyrics.dll
MD5:d59209db5f38f992274d2556cf22ba61
Additional files:
  • AddLyrics.dll - AddLyrics
  • alcsur.exe - Updater Module
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • AddLyrics.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AddLyrics' with the class of {4145006D-47F8-42F2-8186-2225AAFECDD3}.
Scheduled Task
  • alcsur.exe is scheduled as a task named 'AddLyrics update' (runs daily at 09:48).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • alcsur.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AddLyrics update.

How do I remove AddLyrics?

Quickly and completely remove AddLyrics from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall AddLyrics from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AddLyrics, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove AddLyrics.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by AddLyrics you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.85%
Windows 8 9.40%
Windows XP 8.72%
Windows Vista 4.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.72%
Windows 7 Professional 5.37%
Windows 7 Starter 4.70%
Windows 8 4.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.16% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 25.16%
  Brazil 18.71%
  United States 14.19%
  Mexico 7.10%
  Italy 5.16%
  Argentina 3.87%
  Belgium 2.58%
  Colombia 2.58%
  Austria 1.94%
  United Kingdom 1.94%
  Iran 1.94%
  South Africa 1.94%
  Switzerland 1.29%
  Ecuador 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.81%
Hewlett-Packard 16.94%
ASUS 12.10%
Dell 9.68%
Toshiba 9.68%
GIGABYTE 4.84%
Samsung 4.84%
American Megatrends 4.03%
Medion 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
Intel 2.42%
Sony 2.42%
Common models
MSI MS-7309 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 2.63%
PositivoEIH61CE 1.75%
PositivoPIG41BA 1.75%
Semp Toshiba IS-1462 1.75%
Acer Aspire 7741 1.75%

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