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What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,591
United States Rank #25,609
Reach 0.0140%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.16 days
122.71 days >
Average installed length: 64.47 days

Cool Lyrics

What is Cool Lyrics?  (from CoolZone)

The Software enhances your use of YouTube and your enjoyment of musical videos by displaying you lyrics alongside the music video. Note that like most online features, by installing the Software you provide your consent to make few minor changes in your browser’s and operating system’s default preferences which enable ...  Read more

Overview

Cool Lyrics is a program developed by CoolZone. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is coolrcs.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files. CoolLyricsUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 34% of users of Cool Lyrics come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Cool Lyrics.
CoolLyricsUpdater.exe (5c69df062f1aabd72001bd868f108e3f) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-131103 Win32:Adware-ATG [Adw]
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0307 Adware.Shopper.341
ESET-NOD32 7.8613 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.I
G Data 13.11.22 Win32.Trojan.Agent.8I8XB2
Malwarebytes v2013.11.03.09 PUP.LyricsAd
Trend Micro 10.465.05 ADW_ADDLYRICS
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.186 ADW_ADDLYRICS
coolrcs.dll (237137cc9ffe6db2169efef5e9858d0e) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_ADDLYRICS
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_ADDLYRICS
Cool Lyrics 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 Cool Lyrics.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\coollyrics
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\CoolLyrics\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Cool Lyrics

Program module:coolrcs.dll
Name:Cool Lyrics
Path:C:\Program Files\coollyrics\coolrcs.dll
MD5:1a6f9fbe2ba809114cab1a4a274a83f8
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) CoolLyricsUpdater.exe - Cool Lyrics
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • coolrcs.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Cool Lyrics' with the class of {7C5D7930-FACC-4A25-AE26-51DDA83F3D75}.
Scheduled Task
  • CoolLyricsUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Cool Lyrics Update' (runs daily at 7:20 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CoolLyricsUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Cool Lyrics Update.

How do I remove Cool Lyrics?

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Or, you can uninstall Cool Lyrics 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 Cool Lyrics, 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 Cool Lyrics.
  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 Cool Lyrics you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.22%
Windows 8 15.56%
Windows Vista 7.78%
Windows XP 4.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.11%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.78%
Windows 7 Professional 7.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.44% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 34.44%
  United States 24.44%
  Germany 8.89%
  Italy 6.67%
  France 5.56%
  Australia 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  Mexico 3.33%
  Russia 3.33%
  Colombia 2.22%
  Poland 2.22%
  Belgium 1.11%
  Saudi Arabia 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.71%
Dell 17.14%
ASUS 11.43%
Lenovo 7.14%
Samsung 2.86%
Sony 2.86%
Toshiba 2.86%
Common models
PCCHIPS A15G 2.56%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.56%
Positivo MOBILE 2.56%
PositivoAG31AP 1.28%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L855 1.28%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L755 1.28%

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