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Should I remove LyricsSpeaker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,118
United States Rank #19,120
Reach 0.0084%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.64 days
343.45 days >
Average installed length: 180.45 days

LyricsSpeaker

What is LyricsSpeaker?

This is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is designed to deliver search modification as well as contextual advertising. The program does this by modifying the user's home and search page in order to monetize a user's search activities. By installing a an extension in Chrome, it has the ability to monitor and track a user web browsing activities and display various banner and link-context ads in addition to its search redirection.

About  (from LyricsSpeaker LTD)

The Software and Services are sponsored by third party advertisements and commercial offers and may also contain links to third parties websites, advertisements, products, offers, applications and more. By downloading and using the Software you give your consent to display to you such Third Party Content (by using bann...  Read more

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 LyricsUpd.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 1.17 MB (1,230,904 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in LyricsSpeaker.
LyricsUpd.exe (1c5dcd926d4e1196a89d4f8b4aa9ca37) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.94.138 TR/Rogue.4921997
avast! 2014.9-130827 Win32:AddLyrics-R [PUP]
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0239 Adware.Plugin.87
Malwarebytes v2013.08.27.12 PUP.LyricsAd
125.dll (e1f3903464ca0d00bd2893f447aa3214) has been flagged by the following 32 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Avira AntiVir 7.11.117.14 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.AETH
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.aRWm
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Comodo Security 17359 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9114 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
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 Win32.SuspectCrc
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.be
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10361 Adware ( 0040f6c91 )
K7GW 9.174.10361 Adware ( 0040f6c91 )
Kaspersky 9.0.0.837 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!E1F3903464CA
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!E1F3903464CA
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10100 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
nProtect 2013-11-29.02 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Lyckriks.137728
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Malware
Sophos 4.95.0 Generic PUA KN
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00J413
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00J413
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 23860 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
120.dll (b13cc5a811ea238f8ec65ba61b73be42) has been flagged by the following 29 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Adware.Generic.551039
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.AddLyrics!8DDnJ9c9380
Avira AntiVir 7.11.123.32 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.ACCF
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.K
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.Generic.551039
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17545 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.596 Adware.Generic.551039 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9244 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.K
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.551039
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.551039
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10720 Adware ( 0046b9171 )
K7GW 9.174.10720 Adware ( 0046b9171 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 RDN/Generic PUP.x!b2j
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 RDN/Generic PUP.x!b2j
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.Generic.551039
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Trj/CI.A
Rising Antivirus 25.0.0.11 PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.1591E662!361883234
Sophos 4.96.0 Generic PUA LG
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_SPNR.3AJ713
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_SPNR.3AJ713
VIPRE Antivirus 25040 Adware.Trojan.Win32.Generic
116.dll (9fc6a5df52cc03e410cee0ecb61071e4) has been flagged by the following 27 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Adware.Generic.547214
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.AddLyrics!38bnd/ZPDzc
Avira AntiVir 7.11.122.50 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.ABVX
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.K
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.547214
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clodf03.Trojan.d911
Comodo Security 17501 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 7.00.7.12100 Adware.Plugin.84
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.596 Adware.Generic.547214 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9190 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.K
Fortinet FortiGate 4 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.547214
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.547214
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10623 Riskware ( 0040f01a1 )
K7GW 9.174.10623 Riskware ( 0040f01a1 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.LyricsAd
McAfee 6.0.4.564 PUP-FCU!9FC6A5DF52CC
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!9FC6A5DF52CC
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.Generic.547214
Sophos 4.96.0 Generic PUA KJ
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1032 Trojan.Agent/Gen-AddLyrics
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 TROJ_SPNV.03JO13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_SPNV.03JO13
VIPRE Antivirus 24764 Adware.Trojan.Win32.Generic
122.dll (f931ba57b07862d6a016bd01a2b7b671) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Application.Generic.577583
Avira AntiVir 7.11.123.30 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.ACMN
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.ap
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Application.Generic.577583
Comodo Security 17542 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
ESET-NOD32 9244 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.K
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Application.Generic.577583
G Data 22 Application.Generic.577583
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10720 Adware ( 0046b9171 )
K7GW 9.174.10720 Adware ( 0046b9171 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!F931BA57B078
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!F931BA57B078
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Application.Generic.577583
Sophos 4.96.0 Generic PUA DI
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH01LU13
VIPRE Antivirus 25040 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 113 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyricsspeaker
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LyricsSpeaker\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LyricsSpeaker

Program executable:LyricsUpd.exe (Malware detected)
Name:LyricsSpeaker
Path:C:\Program Files\lyricsspeaker\LyricsUpd.exe
MD5:1c5dcd926d4e1196a89d4f8b4aa9ca37
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 116.dll - LyricsSpeaker
  • (Malware detected) 120.dll
  • (Malware detected) 122.dll
  • (Malware detected) 125.dll
  • (Malware detected) LyricsUpd.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 'LyricsSpeaker' with the class of {18FD5330-A5FC-43D2-8B96-7EA1C50F526F}.
  • 125.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsSpeaker' with the class of {18FD5330-A5FC-43D2-8B96-7EA1C50F526F}.
  • 120.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsSpeaker' with the class of {15467C9F-3784-4109-89C9-6ED7100B96B8}.
  • 116.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsSpeaker' with the class of {15467C9F-3784-4109-89C9-6ED7100B96B8}.
Scheduled Task
  • LyricsUpd.exe is scheduled as a task named 'LyricsSpeaker Update' (runs daily at 1:18 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LyricsUpd.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsSpeaker Update.

How do I remove LyricsSpeaker?

Quickly and completely remove LyricsSpeaker 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 LyricsSpeaker 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 LyricsSpeaker, 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 LyricsSpeaker.
  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 LyricsSpeaker you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.10%
Windows 8 16.95%
Windows XP 10.17%
Windows Vista 6.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.17%
Windows 7 Professional 8.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.47%
Windows 8 8.47%
Windows 8.1 4.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.10%
  Germany 9.66%
  Italy 9.66%
  United Kingdom 4.83%
  Saudi Arabia 4.83%
  Australia 2.07%
  DZ 2.07%
  France 2.07%
  United Arab Emirates 1.38%
  Argentina 0.69%
  Switzerland 0.69%
  DK 0.69%
  Egypt 0.69%
  Hong Kong 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.76%
Acer 21.69%
Dell 15.66%
Toshiba 7.23%
GIGABYTE 4.82%
American Megatrends 2.41%
ASUS 2.41%
Lenovo 2.41%
Samsung 2.41%
Gateway 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.78%
Dell OptiPlex 780 1.85%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 1.85%
Acer Aspire X3812 1.85%
Acer Aspire 5920G 1.85%

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