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Should I remove LyricsSay-15?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
77% remove it23% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,446
United States Rank #20,513
Reach 0.0124%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.07 days
179.16 days >
Average installed length: 94.14 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.28.153.5 100.00%

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LyricsSay-15

What is LyricsSay-15?

LyricsSay is an adware 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.

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. The primary executable is named utils.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 2.51 MB (2,633,364 bytes). The installed file LyricsSay-15-updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

This browser extension utilizes Crossrider framework, a cross-browser toolbar/plugin platform used to develop, deploy and monetize web browser toolbars for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Crossrider extension provide monetization options, mostly potentially unwanted apps, for toolbars including coupons, search assistant (home page and search hijacking) and in-text contextual advertising. Many adware programs (defined by a number of anti-virus vendors) are built using Crossrider as it provides a quick an easy way to deploy ad-supported features that will assist in browser search hijacking.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Uses the Crossrider toolbar framework
  • During install it may hijack/modify the browser's homepage and search provider
  • Runs disconnected from the browser as a background process
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in LyricsSay-15.
utils.exe (1c5ec6e8c2e89e3e9e6aa02c75e0657a) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-131025 Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1490 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4261 W32.Clod008.Trojan
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0298 Trojan.Crossrider.9
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.10.25.01 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics
G Data 13.10.22 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics
Malwarebytes v2013.10.25.01 PUP.Optional.Lyrics.S
McAfee 5600.7238 Artemis!1C5EC6E8C2E8
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7238 Artemis!1C5EC6E8C2E8
Norman 10.20131025 Suspicious_Gen5.AHARZ
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.298 TROJ_GEN.F47V1011
LyricsSay-15-bho.dll (3f1f9bbfcd2ee1e9648b00b9e37253a4) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Trojan.Win32.Toolbar.CrossRider.H
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.7
ESET-NOD32 8909 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.H
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Adware/Lyckriks
K7 AntiVirus 9.173.9850 Riskware
Kaspersky 9.0.0.837 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.lb
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Sophos 4.93.0 Generic PUA MO
VIPRE Antivirus 22312 Crossrider (fs)
LyricsSay-15-codedownloader.exe (fa709705174c339f282deeab4e29ce3c) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Trojan.Win32.Toolbar.CrossRider.I
ESET-NOD32 8911 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.I
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!FA709705174C
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious-BAY.K
VIPRE Antivirus 22346 Crossrider (fs)
LyricsSay-15-enabler.exe (1ca07e685f1bd261be91c5d4ed3419c4) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Trojan.Win32.Toolbar.CrossRider.I
ESET-NOD32 8919 probably a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.I
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!1CA07E685F1B
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious-BAY.K
VIPRE Antivirus 22408 Crossrider (fs)
LyricsSay-15-updater.exe (c2fa21de1dc88c33f4286989252503ba) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Trojan.Win32.Toolbar.CrossRider.I
ESET-NOD32 8919 probably a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.I
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!C2FA21DE1DC8
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!C2FA21DE1DC8
VIPRE Antivirus 22408 Crossrider (fs)
LyricsSay-15-firefoxinstaller.exe (b5eaf0bceb08eb3b29dbed620e79877e) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8941 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.J
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Lyrics.S
Sophos 4.93.0 Generic PUA PJ
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.FindLyrics
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H05JF13
VIPRE Antivirus 22564 Crossrider (fs)
LyricsSay-15-bho64.dll (587fa643a3d99613c20d766ec9181d1e) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Trojan.Win32.Win64.Toolbar.Crossrider
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4415 W32.Clodbf6.Trojan.80d1
ESET-NOD32 9018 a variant of Win64/Toolbar.Crossrider.A
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Lyrics.S
VIPRE Antivirus 23134 Crossrider (fs)
LyricsSay-15-chromeinstaller.exe (6fa1ee998d78f593d9e4ee7545f3ef95) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Suspicious file
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.FindLyrics
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H05JE13
VIPRE Antivirus 22408 Crossrider (fs)
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Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyricssay-15
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LyricsSay-15\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use herdProtect.
Estimated size: 2.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LyricsSay-15

Program executable:utils.exe (Malware detected)
Name:LyricsSay-15
LyricsSay-15 Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\lyricssay-15\utils.exe
MD5:1c5ec6e8c2e89e3e9e6aa02c75e0657a
Additional files:
  • LyricsSay-15-bg.exe - LyricsSay-15 (LyricsSay-15 exe)
  • (Malware detected) LyricsSay-15-bho.dll - LyricsSay-15 BHO
  • (Malware detected) LyricsSay-15-bho64.dll
  • LyricsSay-15-buttonutil.exe
  • LyricsSay-15-buttonutil64.exe
  • (Malware detected) LyricsSay-15-chromeinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) LyricsSay-15-codedownloader.exe
  • (Malware detected) LyricsSay-15-enabler.exe
  • (Malware detected) LyricsSay-15-firefoxinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) LyricsSay-15-updater.exe
  • LyricsSay-15-buttonutil.dll
  • LyricsSay-15-buttonutil64.dll
  • LyricsSay-15-helper.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • LyricsSay-15-bho64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsSay-15' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411391106} (CrossriderApp0043906).
  • LyricsSay-15-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsSay-15' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411391106} (CrossriderApp0043906).
5 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • LyricsSay-15-firefoxinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsSay-15-firefoxinstaller.
  • LyricsSay-15-chromeinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsSay-15-chromeinstaller.
  • LyricsSay-15-updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsSay-15-updater.
  • LyricsSay-15-enabler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsSay-15-enabler.
  • LyricsSay-15-codedownloader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsSay-15-codedownloader.

How do I remove LyricsSay-15?

Quickly and completely remove LyricsSay-15 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 LyricsSay-15 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 LyricsSay-15, 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 LyricsSay-15.
  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 LyricsSay-15 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 77%
Keep it 23%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.57%
Windows 8 31.43%
Windows XP 5.71%
Windows Vista 4.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.57%
Windows 8 11.43%
Windows 8.1 8.57%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.73%
  Germany 15.07%
  Spain 6.85%
  France 6.85%
  United Kingdom 5.48%
  Italy 5.48%
  Australia 4.11%
  Canada 4.11%
  Mexico 4.11%
  Belgium 2.74%
  Brazil 2.74%
  Argentina 1.37%
  Russia 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.82%
Hewlett-Packard 21.82%
Acer 20.00%
Toshiba 9.09%
ASUS 7.27%
Samsung 5.45%
American Megatrends 3.64%
Sony 3.64%
Medion 3.64%
Lenovo 1.82%
GIGABYTE 1.82%
Common models
ASUSTeK K72Dr 3.23%
Dell Inspiron N7010 3.23%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE U920T 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite P850 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L845 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 1.61%

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