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Should I remove slyrics?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 141.48 days
418.15 days >
Average installed length: 219.70 days


What is slyrics?

slyrics is an malware web browser extension designed to take control of the user's browser in order to redirect web searches and inject advertising. In Internet Explorer the program run as a Browser Helper Object. The add-in performs a number of behaviors that will hijack advertising on non-associated web sites as well as inject its own advertising in the form of contextual link ads, banner ads, popups and pop-overs including the hijacking of known ad serving sites. This malware is typically bundled with various third party unwanted applications as well as through web browser exploits. Although the program comes packaged with an uninstaller and is listed in the Windows Add/Remove Programs, fully removing this could be very difficult and an anti-malware product might be required.


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 slyrup.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1011.74 KB (1,036,025 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in slyrics.
slyrup.exe (537145b9e8773350a735329605b992c9) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-130927 Win32:AddLyrics-AS [PUP]
AVG 2014.0.3572 Generic_r
Comodo Security 16975 Application.Win32.AddLyrics.A
Dr.Web Trojan.Lyrics.8
ESET-NOD32 7.8825 a variant of Win32/AdWare.AddLyrics.T
Malwarebytes v2013.09.27.01 PUP.Optional.AdLyrics
McAfee 5600.7210 Adware-AddLyrics!537145B9E877
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7210 Adware-AddLyrics!537145B9E877
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
Sophos 4.93 Lyrmix Agent
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.270 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H06IE13
133.dll (74ce8d190fe3bd3afa330bdd78934180) has been flagged by the following 29 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Application.Generic.572725
Agnitum Outpost Adware.Lyckriks!
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
Antiy-AVL Spyware[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Lyckriks
AVG Skodna.Generic_r.GP
Baidu-International AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.T
Bitdefender 7.2 Application.Generic.572725
Bkav FE W32.Clod404.Trojan.e399
Comodo Security 17849 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Trojan.Lyrics.11
ESET-NOD32 9475 a variant of Win32/AdWare.AddLyrics.T
Fortinet FortiGate 4 Riskware/AddLyrics
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Application.Generic.572725
G Data 24 Application.Generic.572725
IKARUS anti.virus T3. Win32.SuspectCrc
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.de
K7 AntiVirus 9.176.11278 Adware ( 0048747a1 )
K7GW 9.176.11278 Adware ( 0048747a1 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.kf
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.AdLyrics
McAfee Artemis!74CE8D190FE3
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!74CE8D190FE3
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10302 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.572725
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Lyrics.crvbsj
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA AM
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.R092B01AP14
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 26868 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 40 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\slyrics
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\slyrics\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1011.74 KB

Program filesFiles installed by slyrics

Program executable:slyrup.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\slyrics\slyrup.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 133.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • 133.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'slyrics' with the class of {999652b0-73e6-4856-8b3d-abe91f47cb24}.
Scheduled Task
  • slyrup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'slyrics Update' (runs daily at 2:16 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • slyrup.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named slyrics Update.

How do I remove slyrics?

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Or, you can uninstall slyrics 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 slyrics, 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 slyrics.
  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 slyrics you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 20%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  United Kingdom 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Common models
LENOVO 0679 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1226s 25.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 25.00%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 25.00%


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