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What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 88.80 days
384.10 days >
Average installed length: 201.81 days


What is LyricsGet?

LyricsGet is an malware web browser extension designed to take control of the user's browser in order to redirect web searches and inject advertising. In Internet Explorer the program run as a Browser Helper Object. The add-in performs a number of behaviors that will hijack advertising on non-associated web sites as well as inject its own advertising in the form of contextual link ads, banner ads, popups and pop-overs including the hijacking of known ad serving sites. The software is displayed to users through a co-bundle offer as a way to display lyrics when watching YouTube videos. However, the true purpose is to display search/ads through web browser hijacking. This malware is typically bundled with various third party unwanted applications as well as through web browser exploits. Although the program comes packaged with an uninstaller and is listed in the Windows Add/Remove Programs, fully removing this could be very difficult and an anti-malware product might be required.


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 LyricsUPD.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1016.39 KB (1,040,783 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in LyricsGet.
LyricsUPD.exe (1ce01693d0681a5d305d7d91813ee4c9) has been flagged by the following 25 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.AddLyrics
avast! 2014.9-130925 Win32:AddLyrics-AM [Adw]
AVG 2014.0.3570 Skodna.Generic_r
Baidu-International AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cs
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.111639
Comodo Security 16915 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Trojan.Lyrics.2
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.111639
ESET-NOD32 7.8785 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.N
Fortinet FortiGate 9/25/2013 Adware/Lyckriks
G Data 13.9.22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.111639
Jiangmin KV130925 AdWare/Lyckriks.y
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2013.09.25.11 PUP.Optional.AdLyrics
McAfee 5600.7208 GenericATG-FFT!1CE01693D068
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7208 Artemis!1CE01693D068
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.111639
Panda Antivirus Generic Malware
Sophos 4.91 Generic PUA FL
Symantec 9/25/2013 rev. 4 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.268 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH07IA13
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 21362 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
131.dll (d8145c04d5ca343a8f02d65391d1707b) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost Adware.Lyckriks!
AhnLab-V3 2013.09.16.00 Adware/Win32.Lyckriks
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-AP [Adw]
AVG Skodna.Generic_r.GS
Baidu-International AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
Dr.Web Trojan.Lyrics.3
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/Lyckriks
G Data 22 Win32.Trojan.Agent.O0LLI9
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Lyckriks.cv.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.AdLyrics
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!D8145C04D5CA
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!D8145C04D5CA
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9800 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Lyrics.cevpxp
Panda Antivirus Generic Malware
Sophos 4.91.0 Generic PUA NP
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Trojan.Zbot
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_ADDLYRICS
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_ADDLYRICS
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Lyckriks
130.dll (ef8a4b4a248b2cf285fafd6bc6bb886f) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-AM [Adw]
AVG Generic5.AGJD
Baidu-International Trojan.Win32.Adware:win32/addlyrics.gen
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
G Data 22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.t
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!EF8A4B4A248B
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!EF8A4B4A248B
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Trojan.Zbot
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH0AHV13
VIPRE Antivirus 21362 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 60 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyrics-get
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Lyrics-Get\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1016.39 KB

Program filesFiles installed by LyricsGet

Program executable:LyricsUPD.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\lyrics-get\LyricsUPD.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) LyricsUPD.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) 130.dll
  • (Malware detected) 131.dll
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 131.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsGet' with the class of {2f013236-f828-4833-86f7-00fbe36bc506}.
  • 130.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsGet' with the class of {b1bc3d25-1d40-48e4-a55d-e1f24b040699}.
Scheduled Task
  • LyricsUPD.exe is scheduled as a task named 'LyricsGet Update' (runs daily at 10:19 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LyricsUPD.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsGet Update.

How do I remove LyricsGet?

Quickly and completely remove LyricsGet 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 LyricsGet 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 LyricsGet, 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 LyricsGet.
  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 LyricsGet you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8 13%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows 8 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise N 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 7 Starter 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.47%
  Argentina 5.88%
  Germany 5.88%
  Saudi Arabia 5.88%
  South Africa 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
Acer 37.50%
Samsung 12.50%
Intel 12.50%
Common models
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 16.67%
Gateway NV51M 16.67%
Dell Latitude E5410 16.67%
Dell Latitude 6430U 16.67%
Dell Inspiron N5010 16.67%
Acer Aspire 5349 16.67%


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