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What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,809
United States Rank #7,656
Reach 0.0372%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.99 days
324.35 days >
Average installed length: 170.42 days

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Sing Along

What is Sing Along?

Sing Along 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 Xenomorph dot Net)

The Software enhances your use of YouTube and your enjoyment of musical videos by displaying you lyrics alongside the music video. Note that like most online features, by installing the Software you provide your consent to make few minor changes in your browser’s and operating system’s default preferences which enable ...  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 singalng.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 3 files. SingalngUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Sing Along.
singalng.dll (a10c76e4e3b4e8aa392eea1b42bbb799) has been flagged by the following 18 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.102.44 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 2014.9-131030 Win32:AddLyrics-F [Adw]
AVG 2014.0.3605 Generic5
Baidu-International 4.0.3.131030 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1515 Adware.Generic.567082
CAT-QuickHeal 10.13.12.00 Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 16925 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0146 Adware.Shopper.341
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.10.30.12 Adware.Generic.567082
F-Secure 11.2013-30-10_4 Adware.Generic.567082
G Data 13.10.22 Adware.Generic.567082
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 14.0.0.909 Adware.Generic.567082
PC Tools 2013 Adware.Singalng
Symantec 10/30/2013 rev. 4 Adware.Singalng
Trend Micro 10.465.30 ADW_ADDLYRICS
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 ADW_ADDLYRICS
VIPRE Antivirus 21402 Adware.AddLyrics (fs)
SingalngUpdater.exe (1c23ed9ab01878deb7919f47838ad94b) has been flagged by the following 18 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.ZFE
Bitdefender 7.2 Application.Generic.529521
Comodo Security 16334 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.337
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.575 Application.Generic.529521 (B)
ESET-NOD32 8382 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.B
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.43.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.0.19020.35 Application.Generic.529521
G Data 22 Application.Generic.529521
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.4.0.0 Win32.SuspectCrc
McAfee 5.400.0.1158 Generic Adware.a
McAfee-GW-Edition 2012.1 Generic Adware.a
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Trj/CI.A
PC Tools 9.0.0.2 SecurityRisk.Downldr
Symantec 20131.1.0.101 SecurityRisk.Downldr
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.RCBCOE5
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBCOE5
VIPRE Antivirus 18182 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 36 all detections
Sing Along 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 Sing Along.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Xenophesoft
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\singalong
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SingAlong\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Sing Along

Program module:singalng.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Sing Along
Path:C:\Program Files\singalong\singalng.dll
MD5:a10c76e4e3b4e8aa392eea1b42bbb799
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) SingalngUpdater.exe (by Xenophesoft) - Sing Along
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • singalng.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Sing Along' with the class of {6492E171-2427-4932-B414-33574A089F5E}.
Scheduled Task
  • SingalngUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Sing Along Update' (runs daily at 8:55 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SingalngUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Sing Along Update.

How do I remove Sing Along?

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Or, you can uninstall Sing Along 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 Sing Along, 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 Sing Along.
  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 Sing Along you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.54%
Windows 8 11.11%
Windows XP 9.77%
Windows Vista 9.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.27%
Windows 7 Professional 8.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.30%
Windows 8 5.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.81%
  Germany 10.74%
  Italy 6.68%
  United Kingdom 3.92%
  Saudi Arabia 2.47%
  France 1.60%
  Australia 1.16%
  Belgium 1.02%
  United Arab Emirates 0.73%
  DK 0.73%
  India 0.73%
  Mexico 0.73%
  Austria 0.58%
  Brazil 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.51%
Acer 20.85%
Dell 20.24%
Toshiba 7.25%
ASUS 6.65%
GIGABYTE 5.14%
Samsung 3.02%
Lenovo 2.42%
American Megatrends 1.51%
Intel 1.21%
Medion 1.21%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.95%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.86%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.70%
Dell Inspiron 5520 2.16%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.16%

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