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What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,266
Reach 0.0048%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.54 days
428.97 days >
Average installed length: 225.39 days

LyricsFolder

What is LyricsFolder?

LyricsFolder 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 primary executable is named LrcsFdrUpdr.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 1.11 MB (1,166,674 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in LyricsFolder.
125.dll (6ff3f0327e2a8696519b958d979b658f) has been flagged by the following 32 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.Lyckriks
Avira AntiVir 7.11.114.148 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
avast! 2014.9-140109 Win32:AddLyrics-V [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3600 Generic5
Baidu-International 4.0.3.1419 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.Ac
Bitdefender 1.0.20.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Comodo Security 17299 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 9.0.0.09 Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.14.01.09.07 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
ESET-NOD32 8.9068 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate 1/9/2014 Adware/Lyckriks
F-Secure 11.2014-09-01_5 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
G Data 14.1.22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 Win32.SuspectCrc
Jiangmin KV140109 AdWare/Lyckriks.be
K7 AntiVirus 13.173.10249 Adware
K7GW 13.173.10249 Adware ( 0048bf261 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.4493 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks
Malwarebytes v2014.01.09.07 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee 5600.7256 PUP-FCU!6FF3F0327E2A
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7256 PUP-FCU!6FF3F0327E2A
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 15.0.0.27 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
nProtect 13.11.19.01 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Lyckriks.137728
Panda Antivirus 14.01.09.07 Generic Malware
Sophos 4.94 Generic PUA CC
Symantec 1/9/2014 rev. 5 Trojan.Gen
Trend Micro 10.465.09 TROJ_GEN.R047C0DJS13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.9 TROJ_GEN.R047C0DJS13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 23528 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
LrcsFdrUpdr.exe (19f47bdff3cfcd496e163dd5ac06373e) has been flagged by the following 30 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.Lyckriks!
Avira AntiVir 7.11.123.32 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-AF [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Skodna.Generic_r.GC
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.T
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clodb20.Trojan.5c37
Comodo Security 17545 Application.Win32.AddLyrics.A
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.90
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.596 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9244 a variant of Win32/AdWare.AddLyrics.T
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
G Data 22 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.5.6.0 Win32.SuspectCrc
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.es
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10720 Adware ( 0048747a1 )
K7GW 9.174.10720 Adware ( 0048747a1 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.AdLyrics
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FDO!19F47BDFF3CF
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FDO!19F47BDFF3CF
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.57029 Trojan.Win32.Plugin.cjrhzf
Rising Antivirus 25.0.0.11 PE:Adware.AddLyrics!6.9FE
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R01TH06JO13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 25040 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
120.dll (b049235b517d01b45822c6dcc857845c) has been flagged by the following 27 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Adware.Generic.549049
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.Agent!EVMQAP+0KSM
Avira AntiVir 7.11.123.168 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.ACBB
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.aup
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.Generic.549049
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clod706.Trojan.ddcc
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17558 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.596 Adware.Generic.549049 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9253 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.K
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.549049
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.549049
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10735 Adware ( 0046b9171 )
K7GW 9.175.10735 Adware ( 0046b9171 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!B049235B517D
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!B049235B517D
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.Generic.549049
Rising Antivirus 25.0.0.11 PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.1590FA8A!361822858
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0DJ613
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0DJ613
VIPRE Antivirus 25116 Adware.Trojan.Win32.Generic
116.dll (8f3a8df4e6b9612a58be67b436089cf2) has been flagged by the following 24 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Application.Generic.577506
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.AddLyrics!4DG8GCxpOxs
Avira AntiVir 7.11.123.32 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.ABYI
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.K
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Application.Generic.577506
Comodo Security 17545 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
ESET-NOD32 9244 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.K
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Application.Generic.577506
G Data 22 Application.Generic.577506
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10720 Adware ( 0046b9171 )
K7GW 9.174.10720 Adware ( 0046b9171 )
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!8F3A8DF4E6B9
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!8F3A8DF4E6B9
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Application.Generic.577506
Sophos 4.96.0 Generic PUA HJ
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1032 Trojan.Agent/Gen-AddLyrics
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0DA214
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0DA214
VIPRE Antivirus 25042 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 113 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: LormanSoftware
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyricsfolder
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LyricsFolder\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LyricsFolder

Program executable:LrcsFdrUpdr.exe
Name:LyricsFolder
Path:C:\Program Files\lyricsfolder\LrcsFdrUpdr.exe
MD5:e4b79056b566a3c6ee18c3bbcacefb70
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 116.dll - LyricsFolder
  • (Malware detected) 120.dll
  • 122.dll
  • (Malware detected) 125.dll
  • (Malware detected) LrcsFdrUpdr.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 122.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsFolder' with the class of {505D9D2D-2B55-4C47-9D68-9FC48CE778E1}.
  • 116.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsFolder' with the class of {AF252F2C-0F44-47A7-89B9-3AFF5A17DEB2}.
  • 120.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsFolder' with the class of {AF252F2C-0F44-47A7-89B9-3AFF5A17DEB2}.
  • 125.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsFolder' with the class of {505D9D2D-2B55-4C47-9D68-9FC48CE778E1}.
Scheduled Task
  • LrcsFdrUpdr.exe is scheduled as a task named 'LyricsFolder Update' (runs daily at 10:58).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LrcsFdrUpdr.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsFolder Update.

How do I remove LyricsFolder?

Quickly and completely remove LyricsFolder 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 LyricsFolder 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 LyricsFolder, 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 LyricsFolder.
  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 LyricsFolder you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.27%
Windows 8 37.31%
Windows XP 8.96%
Windows Vista 5.97%
Windows Server 2003 1.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 8 18.46%
Windows 8.1 9.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.23%
Windows 7 Starter 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.19% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 24.19%
  Italy 22.58%
  United States 14.52%
  Mexico 11.29%
  Colombia 6.45%
  France 6.45%
  Argentina 3.23%
  Japan 3.23%
  South Africa 1.61%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Australia 1.61%
  DK 1.61%
  Saudi Arabia 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.54%
Acer 26.92%
Dell 7.69%
Lenovo 7.69%
Medion 5.77%
Sahara 3.85%
Samsung 3.85%
Intel 3.85%
GIGABYTE 1.92%
ASUS 1.92%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE PRO C85... 1.72%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 1.72%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 1.72%
Sony SVT1312X1ES 1.72%

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