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Should I remove Lyrics-Pal?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,748
United States Rank #16,575
Reach 0.0376%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.15 days
240.41 days >
Average installed length: 126.31 days

Lyrics-Pal

What is Lyrics-Pal?

Lyrics-Pal is a web browser extension and toolbar that delivers contextual based advertising as well as modify the user's web browser home and search pages to provide advertising and search. The software is typically defined as a potentially unwanted application by various malware vendors.

What the browser extension does:
- Changes the default search engine.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found" and DNS errors.
- Displays contextual advertising by injecting banner and text ads.

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 Lyrics.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 1.17 MB (1,230,736 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Lyrics-Pal.
Lyrics.exe (8e892e466e1ce900c86805925f5ae4d0) has been flagged by the following 28 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 1121 Application.Generic.570910
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.Lyckriks
Avira AntiVir 7.11.122.54 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
avast! 2014.9-140109 Win32:AddLyrics-AI [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3599 Skodna.Generic_r
Bitdefender 1.0.20.45 Application.Generic.570910
Comodo Security 17505 Application.Win32.AddLyrics.A
Dr.Web 9.0.0.09 Trojan.Lyrics.5
ESET-NOD32 8.9190 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.N
Fortinet FortiGate 1/9/2014 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.2014-09-01_5 Application.Generic.570910
G Data 14.1.22 Application.Generic.570910
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks
Jiangmin KV140109 AdWare/Lyckriks.j
K7 AntiVirus 13.174.10644 Riskware
Kaspersky 14.0.0.3841 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Lyckriks.bc.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7255 PUP-FCV!8E892E466E1C
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7255 PUP-FCV!8E892E466E1C
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 15.0.0.27 Application.Generic.570910
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.57029 Trojan.Win32.Lyrics.cqjaoi
Symantec 9/2/2013 rev. 2 WS.Reputation
Trend Micro 10.465.09 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C0KIJ13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.9 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C0KIJ13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 24796 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
125.dll (bc4dc654b085871a4f19cb3cc8638cf0) has been flagged by the following 34 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.Lyckriks!
Avira AntiVir 7.11.123.120 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-V [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.ADQJ
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Lyckriks.Anbn
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clod5ca.Trojan.4334
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17550 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.596 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9249 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
G Data 22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.5.6.0 Win32.Malware
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.be
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10735 Adware ( 0048bf261 )
K7GW 9.175.10735 Adware ( 0048bf261 )
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1221 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.57029 Riskware.Win32.Lyckriks.cqygfr
nProtect 2014-01-03.01 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Lyckriks.137728
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Malware
Sophos 4.96.0 Generic PUA ID
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0DJL13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0DJL13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 25074 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
124.dll (5c6226f1408d0c835950c7b029cd6ce1) has been flagged by the following 28 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Avira AntiVir 7.11.123.254 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-V [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Skodna.Generic_r.GM
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Lyckriks.ATiy
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clodbb8.Trojan.ac13
Comodo Security 17572 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.596 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9262 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
G Data 22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.5.6.0 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.bi
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10766 Adware ( 0048bf261 )
K7GW 9.175.10766 Adware ( 0048bf261 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!5C6226F1408D
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!5C6226F1408D
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
nProtect 2014-01-07.01 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Lyckriks.134144
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Malware
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_SPNV.03KS13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_SPNV.03KS13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 25204 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
122.dll (59dd0ee734f4a42c7031667c55b70188) has been flagged by the following 24 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.105.70 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-V [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.AELS
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.J
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17029 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 8861 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
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
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!59DD0EE734F4
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!59DD0EE734F4
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
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_SPNR.14I213
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_SPNR.14I213
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 21980 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
116.dll (28863e5105c1967d5f7fccd081cdcfcd) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.AddLyrics!seYu/kIQ0cs
Avira AntiVir 7.11.113.164 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.ABYI
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Trojan.GenericKDV.1384786
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17274 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Trojan.GenericKDV.1384786 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9051 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.K
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Trojan.GenericKDV.1384786
G Data 22 Trojan.GenericKDV.1384786
K7GW 9.173.10203 Adware ( 0046b9171 )
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!28863E5105C1
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!28863E5105C1
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10003 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Trojan.GenericKDV.1384786
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1032 Trojan.Agent/Gen-AddLyrics
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH01I713
VIPRE Antivirus 23380 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
120.dll (0cd7c2a4d21f139385d94777abb440ae) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.ACBI
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.551355
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.583 Adware.Generic.551355 (B)
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.551355
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9700 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
Symantec 20131.1.0.101 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH01GD13
VIPRE Antivirus 19796 Adware.Trojan.Win32.Generic
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Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyricspal
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LyricsPal\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lyrics-Pal

Program executable:Lyrics.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Lyrics-Pal
Path:C:\programmer\lyricspal\Lyrics.exe
MD5:8e892e466e1ce900c86805925f5ae4d0
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 116.dll - Lyrics-Pal
  • (Malware detected) 120.dll
  • (Malware detected) 122.dll
  • (Malware detected) 124.dll
  • (Malware detected) 125.dll
  • (Malware detected) Lyrics.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 125.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Lyrics-Pal' with the class of {8904f6cf-39d8-442d-9f68-5b53ff21f92a}.
  • 122.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Lyrics-Pal' with the class of {AB9778AB-BAEF-49B9-96EE-D6E4BD0BCE68}.
  • 124.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Lyrics-Pal' with the class of {AB9778AB-BAEF-49B9-96EE-D6E4BD0BCE68}.
  • 120.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Lyrics-Pal' with the class of {C8FBE488-BAF5-4019-A7F7-C888045987D3}.
  • 116.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Lyrics-Pal' with the class of {C8FBE488-BAF5-4019-A7F7-C888045987D3}.
Scheduled Task
  • Lyrics.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Lyrics-Pal Update' (runs daily at 9.25).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Lyrics.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Lyrics-Pal Update.

How do I remove Lyrics-Pal?

Quickly and completely remove Lyrics-Pal from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Download "Should I Remove It?", it's FREE!Remove Lyrics-Pal from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Lyrics-Pal 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 Lyrics-Pal, 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 Lyrics-Pal.
  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 Lyrics-Pal you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.93%
Windows 8 22.01%
Windows XP 6.07%
Windows Vista 3.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.42%
Windows 7 Professional 10.50%
Windows 8 7.63%
Windows 8 Pro 6.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.16%
  Germany 15.12%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Saudi Arabia 7.56%
  IQ 5.23%
  Italy 5.23%
  United Arab Emirates 3.88%
  France 3.88%
  Mexico 3.68%
  Australia 3.10%
  Russia 2.52%
  Belgium 1.94%
  Japan 1.94%
  South Africa 1.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.27%
Acer 17.51%
Dell 15.13%
ASUS 10.39%
GIGABYTE 7.42%
Samsung 6.82%
Toshiba 6.23%
Lenovo 2.37%
Intel 1.78%
Medion 1.19%
Alienware 0.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.88%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.21%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.67%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.67%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.14%

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