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Should I remove LyricsSing?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,088
United States Rank #6,044
Reach 0.0350%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.11 days
121.27 days >
Average installed length: 63.72 days

LyricsSing

What is LyricsSing?

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 primary executable is named lSing.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 1.18 MB (1,240,801 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in LyricsSing.
lSing.exe (8870eec928f698fe40aab54f91707eac) has been flagged by the following 31 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 1121 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.Lyckriks
Avira AntiVir 7.11.123.32 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
avast! 2014.9-140109 Win32:AddLyrics-AF [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3599 Skodna.Generic_r
Baidu-International 4.0.3.1419 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.aTpk
Bitdefender 1.0.20.45 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clodb9f.Trojan
Comodo Security 17545 Application.Win32.AddLyrics.A
Dr.Web 9.0.0.09 Adware.Plugin.90
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.14.01.09.08 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics
ESET-NOD32 8.9244 a variant of Win32/AdWare.AddLyrics.T
Fortinet FortiGate 1/9/2014 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.2014-09-01_5 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
G Data 14.1.22 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 Win32.SuspectCrc
Jiangmin KV140109 AdWare/Lyckriks.by
K7 AntiVirus 13.174.10720 Adware
Kaspersky 14.0.0.4491 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Lyckriks.iz.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2014.01.09.08 PUP.Optional.AdLyrics
McAfee 5600.7255 PUP-FDO!8870EEC928F6
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7255 PUP-FDO!8870EEC928F6
MicroWorld-eScan 15.0.0.27 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.14107 PE:Adware.AddLyrics!6.9FE
Sophos 4.96 Generic PUA HJ
Symantec 1/9/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.9 TROJ_GEN.R02KB01K313
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 25042 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
125.dll (0b7f84e742b64dcaa4a71706a633798c) has been flagged by the following 32 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 7.11.122.50 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.ADUT
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.Al
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17503 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 7.00.7.12100 Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.596 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9190 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate 4 Adware/Lyckriks
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
G Data 22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.ba
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10644 Adware ( 0040f6c91 )
K7GW 9.174.10644 Adware ( 0040f6c91 )
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1221 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
McAfee 6.0.4.564 PUP-FCU!0B7F84E742B6
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!0B7F84E742B6
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
nProtect 2013-12-26.02 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Lyckriks.137728
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Malware
Sophos 4.96.0 Generic PUA JC
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Trojan.Gen.2
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00IP13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00IP13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 24782 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
122.dll (7c92d99a9a538f5b768f3ea565ed9223) has been flagged by the following 29 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!
AhnLab-V3 2013.12.24.02 Adware/Win32.Lyckriks
Avira AntiVir 7.11.121.182 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-V [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.AEUB
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Lyckriks.AbX
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Comodo Security 17490 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 7.00.7.12100 Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.596 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9190 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate 4 Adware/Lyckriks
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 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.bj
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10609 Adware ( 0048bf261 )
K7GW 9.174.10609 Adware ( 0048bf261 )
Kaspersky 9.0.0.837 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
McAfee 6.0.4.564 PUP-FCU!7C92D99A9A53
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!7C92D99A9A53
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Malware
Sophos 4.96.0 Generic PUA AP
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0DKK13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 24692 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
124.dll (577f554d8bbd2b84fc77c722e44e6fae) has been flagged by the following 26 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Avira AntiVir 7.11.117.60 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.akrf
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Comodo Security 17369 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9118 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Adware/Lyckriks
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 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.bj
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10361 Adware ( 0048bf261 )
K7GW 9.174.10361 Adware ( 0048bf261 )
Kaspersky 9.0.0.837 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!577F554D8BBD
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!577F554D8BBD
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10100 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Malware
Sophos 4.95.0 Generic PUA DL
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R021C0DKS13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R021C0DKS13
120.dll (041b1e4d44f9053700fb05f0f2dac7af) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.ACAS
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.551359
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.583 Adware.Generic.551359 (B)
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.551359
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.551359
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.4.3.0 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9700 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Trj/CI.A
Symantec 20131.1.0.101 WS.Reputation.1
VIPRE Antivirus 19796 Adware.Trojan.Win32.Generic
116.dll (5decec08145af47d4ed72946d7d16618) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.ABYR
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.551619
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.583 Adware.Generic.551619 (B)
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.551619
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.4.3.0 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9700 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0711
VIPRE Antivirus 19796 Adware.Trojan.Win32.Generic
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LyricsSing has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyricsing
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LyricSing\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LyricsSing

Program executable:lSing.exe (Malware detected)
Name:LyricsSing
Path:C:\Program Files\lyricsing\lSing.exe
MD5:8870eec928f698fe40aab54f91707eac
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 116.dll - LyricsSing
  • (Malware detected) 120.dll
  • (Malware detected) 122.dll
  • (Malware detected) 124.dll
  • (Malware detected) 125.dll
  • lsing.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 'LyricsSing' with the class of {81A8912C-1568-45E6-8888-A6141361E4EB}.
  • 124.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsSing' with the class of {45E496AD-6B40-4672-9206-E7F73F58437F}.
  • 122.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsSing' with the class of {F2D7DFB7-6D91-4BD7-846E-BEF9BC3BD81A}.
  • 120.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsSing' with the class of {F2D7DFB7-6D91-4BD7-846E-BEF9BC3BD81A}.
  • 116.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsSing' with the class of {F2D7DFB7-6D91-4BD7-846E-BEF9BC3BD81A}.
Scheduled Task
  • lSing.exe is scheduled as a task named 'LyricsSing Update' (runs daily at 11:24 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • lSing.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsSing Update.

How do I remove LyricsSing?

Quickly and completely remove LyricsSing 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 LyricsSing 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 LyricsSing, 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 LyricsSing.
  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 LyricsSing you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.06%
Windows 8 20.80%
Windows Vista 9.73%
Windows XP 8.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.44%
Windows 8 14.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.87%
Windows 7 Professional 3.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.37%
  Canada 4.51%
  United Kingdom 0.28%
  Hong Kong 0.28%
  Iran 0.28%
  Russia 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.58%
Dell 22.91%
Acer 11.17%
Toshiba 7.26%
ASUS 5.03%
Lenovo 2.23%
Gateway 2.23%
Intel 1.68%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Sony 1.12%
GIGABYTE 0.56%
Compaq 0.56%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.69%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.91%
Dell Inspiron 570 1.56%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.56%
Gateway NV53 1.56%

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