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Should I remove Lyrics Sing?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,589
United States Rank #42,588
Reach 0.0092%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 89.38 days
381.10 days >
Average installed length: 200.24 days

Lyrics Sing

What is Lyrics Sing?

This is a web browser extension and Browser helper Object (for Internet Explorer) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser. In addition it will modify the user's browser home and search pages as well as 'New Tab' pages to push advertising and search. The software acts as an adware type application and is typically defined as a unwanted application by various malware vendors.

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 lrsngup.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 3 files.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Lyrics Sing.
lrsngup.exe (461e5a9e7dc54a3d1d8ec827dbcacba7) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-130927 Win32:Adware-ATG [Adw]
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1350 Application.Generic.568092
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0270 Adware.Shopper.341
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.09.27.01 Application.Generic.568092
ESET-NOD32 7.8637 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.I
F-Secure 11.2013-27-09_6 Application.Generic.568092
G Data 13.9.22 Application.Generic.568092
K7 AntiVirus 13.170.9154 Riskware
K7GW 13.12.7.0.12 Riskware
Malwarebytes v2013.09.27.01 PUP.LyricsAd
MicroWorld-eScan 14.0.0.810 Application.Generic.568092
PC Tools 2013 Adware.Singalng
Sophos 4.91 Generic PUA HM
Symantec 9/27/2013 rev. 6 Adware.Singalng
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.270 TROJ_GEN.R011H01GQ13
VIPRE Antivirus 20080 Adware.Singalng
       View all 16 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyricsing
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LyricSing\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Lyrics Sing

Program executable:lrsngup.exe
Name:Lyrics Sing
Path:C:\Program Files\lyricsing\lrsngup.exe
MD5:8b4015e44ddbc3d3af4db01ff1cc103e
Additional files:
  • lrsing.dll - Lyrics Sing
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • lrsing.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Lyrics Sing' with the class of {C16A630A-DE50-4432-8D5B-5A7D92727D4C}.
Scheduled Task
  • lrsngup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Lyrics Sing Update' (runs daily at 9.18).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • lrsngup.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Lyrics Sing Update.

How do I remove Lyrics Sing?

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Or, you can uninstall Lyrics Sing 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 Sing, 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 Sing.
  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 Sing you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 8 4%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.39%
Windows XP 11.76%
Windows Vista 3.92%
Windows 8 3.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows 7 Starter 9.80%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.92%
Windows 7 Professional 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.05% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 21.05%
  United States 15.79%
  Argentina 12.28%
  Germany 10.53%
  Italy 8.77%
  United Arab Emirates 3.51%
  Chile 3.51%
  Colombia 3.51%
  Dominican Republic 3.51%
  France 3.51%
  Guatemala 3.51%
  Australia 1.75%
  HT 1.75%
  Mexico 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
ASUS 18.42%
Acer 15.79%
Toshiba 15.79%
Samsung 7.89%
Dell 5.26%
Sony 5.26%
GIGABYTE 2.63%
Lenovo 2.63%
Intel 2.63%
Alienware 2.63%
Common models
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TOSHIBA SATELLITE C660 4.76%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE P875 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite P855 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite C645 2.38%

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