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1.28.153.5 100.00%

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BobyLyrics-15

What is BobyLyrics-15?

This is an ad-supported program that will display third-party advertisements in the form of coupons, price-comparisons, display media, affiliate links, banners, popups/popunders and other links through means including but not limited to the content of any web page accessed, plug-ins, add-ons, or the browser itself.

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The primary executable is named utils.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 4.16 MB (4,360,381 bytes).

This browser extension utilizes Crossrider framework, a cross-browser toolbar/plugin platform used to develop, deploy and monetize web browser toolbars for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Crossrider extension provide monetization options, mostly potentially unwanted apps, for toolbars including coupons, search assistant (home page and search hijacking) and in-text contextual advertising. Many adware programs (defined by a number of anti-virus vendors) are built using Crossrider as it provides a quick an easy way to deploy ad-supported features that will assist in browser search hijacking.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Uses the Crossrider toolbar framework
  • During install it may hijack/modify the browser's homepage and search provider
  • Runs disconnected from the browser as a background process
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BobyLyrics-15.
utils.exe (a59220a83f7f8b0320ede18c722d34bc) has been flagged by the following 17 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
avast! 2014.9-150413 NSIS:AddLyrics-AB [PUP]
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 PUA.Win32.VMDetector.BB
Bitdefender 1.0.20.515 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4959 HW32.Packed
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Trojan.Crossrider.9
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.04.13.01 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics
ESET-NOD32 9.10581 Win32/Packed.VMDetector.B
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Adware/Fam.NB
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
G Data 15.4.24 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics
K7 AntiVirus 13.184.13718 Trojan
K7GW 13.184.13718 Trojan ( 0048e9a01 )
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.01 PUP.Optional.Lyrics.S
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.309 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.15411 PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.15FEB287!369013383
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH09GI14
BobyLyrics-15-bho64.dll (c5f903377629871b2172449116e840c1) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Crossrider!
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Crossrider-AI [PUP]
AVG 15.0.0.4354 Crossrider.NXP
AVware 1.5.0.21 Crossrider (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win64.CrossAd.A
ESET-NOD32 11712 a variant of Win64/Toolbar.Crossrider.A potentially unwanted
G Data 25 Win64.Adware.Crossrider.Q
Malwarebytes 2.1.1.1115 PUP.Optional.Lyrics.S
Sophos 4.98.0 AppRider
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1032 Adware.Crossrider/Variant
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 WS.Reputation.1
VIPRE Antivirus 40716 Crossrider (fs)
       View all 29 all detections
BobyLyrics-15 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 BobyLyrics-15.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Showpass
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bobylyrics-15
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BobyLyrics-15\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 4.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BobyLyrics-15

Program executable:utils.exe (Malware detected)
Name:BobyLyrics-15
BobyLyrics-15 Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\bobylyrics-15\utils.exe
MD5:a59220a83f7f8b0320ede18c722d34bc
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) BobyLyrics-15-bho64.dll (by Showpass) - BobyLyrics-15 (BobyLyrics-15 BHO)
  • BobyLyrics-15-buttonutil64.exe (by Showpass) - BobyLyrics-15 exe
  • 43914.crx
  • BobyLyrics-15-buttonutil.dll
  • BobyLyrics-15-buttonutil64.dll
  • BobyLyrics-15-helper.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BobyLyrics-15-bho64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'BobyLyrics-15' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411391114} (CrossriderApp0043914).

How do I remove BobyLyrics-15?

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Or, you can uninstall BobyLyrics-15 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 BobyLyrics-15, 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 BobyLyrics-15.
  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 BobyLyrics-15 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
100.00%
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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