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What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,119
Reach 0.0111%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.53 days
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Average installed length: 132.15 days

Lyrmix

What is Lyrmix?

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.

About  (from Lyrix Engineering)

Lyrmix is a web application, under development, that matches music according to the content and meaning of the lyrics rather than the sound of the music.

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 lyrmix.dll. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 516.44 KB (528,835 bytes). The installed file LyricsmixUpdate.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.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Lyrmix.
LyricsmixUpdate.exe (724ac3a4bff4d78ff55573ec245ab702) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-131030 Win32:Adware-ATG [Adw]
AVG 2014.0.3485 Generic5
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1515 Adware.Generic.530462
Comodo Security 17137 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0183 Adware.Shopper.341
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.10.30.03 Adware.Generic.530462
ESET-NOD32 7.8943 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.I
Fortinet FortiGate 10/30/2013 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.2013-30-10_4 Adware.Generic.530462
G Data 13.10.22 Adware.Generic.530462
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.127 AdWare.SuspectCRC
Malwarebytes v2013.10.30.03 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee 5600.7244 Artemis!724AC3A4BFF4
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7244 Artemis!724AC3A4BFF4
MicroWorld-eScan 14.0.0.909 Adware.Generic.530462
PC Tools 2013 Adware.Singalng
Sophos 4.93 Lyrmix Agent
Symantec 10/30/2013 rev. 4 Adware.Singalng
VIPRE Antivirus 22588 Adware.Singalng
lyrmix.dll (3c49763e871eddf454adf1b42c1fe128) has been flagged by the following 17 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-F [Adw]
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.540211
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.341
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Adware.Generic.540211 (B)
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.540211
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.540211
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.5.4.0 Win32.AdWare
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9800 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.Generic.540211
PC Tools 9.0.0.2 Adware.Singalng
Sophos 4.91.0 Generic PUA DJ
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.Singalng
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0DHQ13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0DHQ13
VIPRE Antivirus 21002 Adware.Singalng
       View all 36 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyrmix
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Lyrmix\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 516.44 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Lyrmix

Program module:lyrmix.dll
Name:Lyrmix
Path:C:\Program Files\lyrmix\lyrmix.dll
MD5:c659801d33c33033c20ebd899e92c400
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) LyricsmixUpdate.exe - Lyrmix
  • Uninstall.exe
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • lyrmix.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Lyrmix' with the class of {A8E06666-F1AE-4436-80C1-A1A1A865F236}.
Scheduled Task
  • LyricsmixUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Lyrmix Update' (runs daily at 00:12).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LyricsmixUpdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Lyrmix Update.

How do I remove Lyrmix?

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Or, you can uninstall Lyrmix 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 Lyrmix, 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 Lyrmix.
  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 Lyrmix you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.48%
Windows XP 14.84%
Windows 8 7.74%
Windows Vista 1.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.66%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.82%
Windows 7 Professional 9.87%
Windows 7 Starter 8.55%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.16% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 38.16%
  Russia 15.13%
  Poland 11.84%
  France 7.24%
  Turkey 5.92%
  Germany 3.95%
  Italy 3.95%
  Saudi Arabia 2.63%
  United States 2.63%
  Argentina 1.97%
  Portugal 1.97%
  Spain 1.32%
  India 1.32%
  Switzerland 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.69%
Dell 19.75%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
American Megatrends 7.41%
GIGABYTE 6.17%
Toshiba 6.17%
ASUS 4.94%
Lenovo 2.47%
Sahara 2.47%
Samsung 2.47%
Sony 2.47%
Alienware 2.47%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.86%
Positivo MOBILE 2.86%
Acer Aspire V5-531 1.90%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.90%
Digitron Digitron 1.90%

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