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Should I remove FoxyLyrics?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,382
United States Rank #41,455
Reach 0.0033%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.65 days
255.27 days >
Average installed length: 134.13 days

FoxyLyrics

What is FoxyLyrics?

FoxyLyrics is a web browser extension that changes the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host.

What the toolbar does:
- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.

Overview

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 FoxyLycsUP.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 1.18 MB (1,235,425 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in FoxyLyrics.
FoxyLycsUP.exe (eb9be8adacb94ffb400b0985b7608103) has been flagged by the following 32 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.AddLyrics
AhnLab-V3 2013.11.28 Adware/Win32.Lyckriks
Avira AntiVir 7.11.115.240 Adware/AddLyrics.H.25
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
avast! 2014.9-140110 Win32:AddLyrics-AM [Adw]
AVG 2014.0.3580 Skodna.Generic_r
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14110 AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.ak
Bitdefender 1.0.20.50 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Comodo Security 17343 Application.Win32.AddLyrics.A
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.14.01.10.12 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics
ESET-NOD32 8.9101 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.N
Fortinet FortiGate 1/10/2014 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.2014-10-01_6 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
G Data 14.1.22 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 Win32.SuspectCrc
Jiangmin KV140110 AdWare/Lyckriks.w
K7 AntiVirus 13.174.10319 Adware
K7GW 13.174.10319 Adware ( 00454edb1 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.4103 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2013.10.04.08 PUP.Optional.AdLyrics
McAfee 5600.7254 PUP-FCV!EB9BE8ADACB9
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7254 PUP-FCV!EB9BE8ADACB9
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 15.0.0.30 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Panda Antivirus 14.01.10.12 Generic Malware
Sophos 4.95 Generic PUA OB
Symantec 1/10/2014 rev. 6 Adware.FindLyrics
Trend Micro 10.465.10 TROJ_SPNR.0BJA13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.10 TROJ_SPNR.0BJA13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 23772 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
125.dll (d04439e74d485a1377c25600f34f5af2) has been flagged by the following 26 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.103.166 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-V [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.AEHO
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.J
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Comodo Security 16983 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 8830 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Adware/Lyckriks
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
G Data 22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.5.4.0 Win32.SuspectCrc
Kaspersky 9.0.0.837 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!D04439E74D48
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!D04439E74D48
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9901 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Trj/CI.A
Sophos 4.93.0 Generic PUA CF
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C0KIJ13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C0KIJ13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.2 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 21718 Adware.AddLyrics (fs)
120.dll (80a0f3e8ebf86e4a1b4fc9abf021b155) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.ACAY
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.551381
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.583 Adware.Generic.551381 (B)
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.551381
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.551381
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.4.3.0 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9700 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.Generic.551381
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Trj/CI.A
VIPRE Antivirus 20104 Adware.Trojan.Win32.Generic
122.dll (191f89dbce8e6c87d50fc842c0683bd2) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.ACBI
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.4.3.0 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9700 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
Symantec 20131.1.0.101 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0715
VIPRE Antivirus 19906 Adware.AddLyrics (fs)
       View all 76 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foxylyrics
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FoxyLyrics\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FoxyLyrics

Program executable:FoxyLycsUP.exe
Name:FoxyLyrics
Path:C:\Program Files\foxylyrics\FoxyLycsUP.exe
MD5:dfcfb438d68a83b7f06913b04f3a07be
Additional files:
  • 116.dll - FoxyLyrics
  • (Malware detected) 120.dll
  • (Malware detected) 122.dll
  • 125.dll
  • FoxyLycsUP.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 120.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FoxyLyrics' with the class of {7D5EBFFD-0216-4B40-AB57-16C34FBEA8EC}.
  • 125.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FoxyLyrics' with the class of {E531F534-7220-4615-ABDF-91A55447FE4C}.
  • 122.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FoxyLyrics' with the class of {7D5EBFFD-0216-4B40-AB57-16C34FBEA8EC}.
  • 116.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FoxyLyrics' with the class of {7D5EBFFD-0216-4B40-AB57-16C34FBEA8EC}.
Scheduled Task
  • FoxyLycsUP.exe is scheduled as a task named 'FoxyLyrics Update' (runs daily at 17:37).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • FoxyLycsUP.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named FoxyLyrics Update.

How do I remove FoxyLyrics?

Quickly and completely remove FoxyLyrics 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 FoxyLyrics 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 FoxyLyrics, 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 FoxyLyrics.
  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 FoxyLyrics you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 6%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.83%
Windows 8 17.02%
Windows Vista 12.77%
Windows XP 6.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.87%
Windows 7 Professional 8.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.52%
Windows 8 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.35%
  Germany 12.28%
  Iran 5.26%
  Australia 3.51%
  Egypt 3.51%
  France 3.51%
  Israel 3.51%
  Saudi Arabia 3.51%
  Austria 1.75%
  Brazil 1.75%
  DZ 1.75%
  United Kingdom 1.75%
  Croatia 1.75%
  Indonesia 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.09%
Acer 17.39%
ASUS 10.87%
Toshiba 10.87%
GIGABYTE 6.52%
Medion 6.52%
Dell 4.35%
Intel 4.35%
Lenovo 4.35%
Samsung 2.17%
MSI 2.17%
Alienware 2.17%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.38%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE P770 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 2.38%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C850D-1... 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.38%

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