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Should I remove TubeSing?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.77 days
199.71 days >
Average installed length: 104.93 days

TubeSing

What is TubeSing?

TubeSing is a web browser extension that changes the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host.

What the toolbar does:
- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.

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 TheTubeSing.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.09 MB (1,144,390 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in TubeSing.
TheTubeSing.exe (799015586cf2d0442e26c24073607cc2) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
avast! 2014.9-130830 Win32:AddLyrics-AJ [Adw]
AVG 2014.0.3544 Generic5
ESET-NOD32 7.8727 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate 8/30/2013 Riskware/AddLyrics
Kaspersky 14.0.0.3819 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks
Malwarebytes v2013.08.30.07 PUP.Optional.AddLyrics
Symantec 8/30/2013 rev. 6 WS.Reputation
130.dll (330e9b67709d551d3e921a34632b7171) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.102.160 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-AM [Adw]
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.AFOE
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Comodo Security 16941 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Trojan.Lyrics.2
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
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 Win32.SuspectCrc
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.t
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!330E9B67709D
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!330E9B67709D
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9800 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Malware
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH0AI613
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.2 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 21510 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
126.dll (449b886d644e7ec8d896916ee93affe2) has been flagged by the following 17 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.103.38 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-AD [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Skodna.Generic_r.GN
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.M
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.111163
Comodo Security 16962 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.90
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.111163 (B)
ESET-NOD32 8817 Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.M
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.111163
G Data 22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.111163
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.ah
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!449B886D644E
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!449B886D644E
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.111163
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0816
128.dll (548515c0f81c94eaf5429c26a3b5529e) has been flagged by the following 17 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.102.160 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-AT [PUP]
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.AFRY
Bitdefender 7.2 Application.Generic.571008
Dr.Web Trojan.Lyrics.1
ESET-NOD32 8805 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Application.Generic.571008
G Data 22 Application.Generic.571008
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.5.4.0 Win32.AddLyrics
Kaspersky 9.0.0.837 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!548515C0F81C
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!548515C0F81C
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9800 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Malware
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H07HV13
VIPRE Antivirus 21522 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
133.dll (7584b53f1cbc3ef57c9a3dcecffc721e) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.104.254 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Skodna.Generic_r.GP
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.115523
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 W32.HfsAuto.A272
Dr.Web Trojan.Lyrics.11
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.115523 (B)
ESET-NOD32 8853 a variant of Win32/AdWare.AddLyrics.T
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.115523
G Data 22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.115523
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.AdLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.115523
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Suspicious file
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
       View all 76 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\thetubesing
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TheTubeSing\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TubeSing

Program executable:TheTubeSing.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\thetubesing\TheTubeSing.exe
MD5:799015586cf2d0442e26c24073607cc2
Additional files:
  • TheTubeSing.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) 126.dll
  • (Malware detected) 128.dll
  • (Malware detected) 130.dll
  • (Malware detected) 133.dll
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 130.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TubeSing' with the class of {12f447f7-8035-4712-9003-26040ba4a37e}.
  • 133.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TubeSing' with the class of {f1814a67-1e71-4dc8-bd33-f4a2d8076fb5}.
  • 126.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TubeSing' with the class of {b88c285a-30e5-4690-9ee2-1a5910bd0252}.
  • 128.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TubeSing' with the class of {1a9eeb49-9186-4354-b029-f4f8e5e56414}.
Scheduled Task
  • TheTubeSing.exe is scheduled as a task named 'TubeSing Update' (runs daily at 12:44).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TheTubeSing.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TubeSing Update.

How do I remove TubeSing?

Quickly and completely remove TubeSing 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 TubeSing 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 TubeSing, 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 TubeSing.
  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 TubeSing you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Starter 20.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 25.00%
  Spain 12.50%
  Nicaragua 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
HP Mini 210-1100 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 1525 25.00%
ASUS All Series 25.00%
Acer Aspire 5332 25.00%

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