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Should I remove LyricsWoofer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,825
United States Rank #17,442
Reach 0.0268%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.31 days
38.61 days >
Average installed length: 20.29 days

LyricsWoofer

What is LyricsWoofer?

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. From the EULA: "The Software enables you to find lyrics to any song on YouTube and display them alongside the music video. Our Software will enhance your interaction with YouTube by adding features, functionality and content through your browser. The Software is FREE of charge and sponsored by advertisements and commercial offers that may be displayed to you by Vendors"

About  (from Lyrics Woofer LTD)

LyricsWoofer will find any lyrics on YouTube and display
them alongside the music video you listen to.
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in LyricsWoofer.
LyricsWooferUPD.exe (fdf68765ef3f4dd9d106a4024db94b0f) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 1122 Application.Generic.573478
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.AddLyrics
Avira AntiVir 7.11.124.76 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 2014.9-140109 Win32:AddLyrics-AA [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3600 Skodna.Generic_r
Baidu-International 4.0.3.1419 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.Aap
Bitdefender 1.0.20.45 Application.Generic.573478
Comodo Security 17579 Application.Win32.AddLyrics.A
Dr.Web 9.0.0.09 Adware.Plugin.87
ESET-NOD32 8.9267 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
G Data 14.1.22 Application.Generic.573478
K7 AntiVirus 13.175.10781 Adware
K7GW 13.175.10786 Adware ( 0048bf261 )
Malwarebytes v2013.08.09.04 PUP.LyricsAd
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 15.0.0.27 Application.Generic.573478
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.57029 Riskware.Win32.AddLyrics.cqwydy
Symantec 1/9/2014 rev. 5 Adware.FindLyrics
Trend Micro 10.465.09 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0DKC13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.9 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0DKC13
VIPRE Antivirus 25244 Adware.FindLyrics
125.dll (528f78658be153d08bb98b27536cb0c2) has been flagged by the following 33 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 7.11.123.168 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-V [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.AEHI
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.AwY
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17558 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.596 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9254 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.ba
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10735 Riskware ( 0040f01a1 )
K7GW 9.175.10735 Riskware ( 0040f01a1 )
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1221 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!528F78658BE1
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!528F78658BE1
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
nProtect 2014-01-05.01 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Lyckriks.137728
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Malware
Sophos 4.96.0 Generic PUA CN
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00J113
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00J113
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 25122 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
122.dll (95d9958e5fedf3d801f2d508c3b94895) has been flagged by the following 24 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.112.114 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-V [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Skodna.Generic_r.GR
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.AZB
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Comodo Security 17244 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9027 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 T3.1.5.4.0 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.bi
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!95D9958E5FED
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!95D9958E5FED
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10003 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Malware
Sophos 4.94.0 Generic PUA IF
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
116.dll (3894a6d43e21070b90e3da7199884dd2) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.AddLyrics!oQEpvmCFIYw
Avira AntiVir 7.11.113.240 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.ABVO
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.AfXz
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.Generic.551436
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17288 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Adware.Generic.551436 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9058 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.K
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.551436
K7GW 9.173.10217 Adware ( 0046b9171 )
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FCU!3894A6D43E21
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 PUP-FCU!3894A6D43E21
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10003 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.Generic.551436
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1032 Trojan.Agent/Gen-AddLyrics
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_SPNR.0BHD13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_SPNR.0BHD13
VIPRE Antivirus 23454 Adware.Trojan.Win32.Generic
       View all 100 all detections
LyricsWoofer has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove LyricsWoofer.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: lyricswoofer.co
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyricswoofer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LyricsWoofer\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LyricsWoofer

Program executable:LyricsWooferUPD.exe (Malware detected)
Name:LyricsWoofer
Path:C:\Program Files\lyricswoofer\LyricsWooferUPD.exe
MD5:fdf68765ef3f4dd9d106a4024db94b0f
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 116.dll - LyricsWoofer
  • (Malware detected) 122.dll
  • 124.dll
  • 125.dll
  • (Malware detected) LyricsWooferUPD.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 125.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsWoofer' with the class of {544F52A2-4D6D-428B-A2DF-FB1EE3F0A263}.
  • 122.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsWoofer' with the class of {73F8F433-14C8-48AA-8412-54BC6F8D3FA3}.
  • 124.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsWoofer' with the class of {544F52A2-4D6D-428B-A2DF-FB1EE3F0A263}.
  • 116.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsWoofer' with the class of {73F8F433-14C8-48AA-8412-54BC6F8D3FA3}.
Scheduled Task
  • LyricsWooferUPD.exe is scheduled as a task named 'LyricsWoofer Update' (runs daily at 22.38).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LyricsWooferUPD.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsWoofer Update.

How do I remove LyricsWoofer?

Quickly and completely remove LyricsWoofer 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 LyricsWoofer 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 LyricsWoofer, 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 LyricsWoofer.
  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 LyricsWoofer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.74%
Windows XP 17.20%
Windows 8 10.75%
Windows Vista 4.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.20%
Windows 7 Professional 7.53%
Windows 8 7.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 36.00%
  United States 25.00%
  Australia 16.00%
  Italy 7.00%
  France 6.00%
  Japan 5.00%
  BG 1.00%
  Brazil 1.00%
  Spain 1.00%
  SY 1.00%
  South Africa 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 16.25%
Dell 13.75%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 10.00%
Lenovo 8.75%
Toshiba 8.75%
GIGABYTE 5.00%
American Megatrends 5.00%
Intel 3.75%
Alienware 3.75%
Medion 3.75%
Gateway 2.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.86%
LENOVO Lenovo H420 2.86%
MEDIONPC MS-7318 1.43%
MEDIONPC MS-7633 1.43%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 1.43%
Micro-Star MS-7529 1.43%

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