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Should I remove EvilLyrics?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,150
United States Rank #17,749
Reach 0.0146%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.15 days
889.39 days >
Average installed length: 467.31 days


What is EvilLyrics?  (from Evil Laboratories)

EvilLyrics is a free utility that automatically searches for lyrics as your song is played in your media player. It searches over 5,000,000 lyrics. Currently supports Winamp, Windows Media Player, iTunes, RealPlayer, Foobar, Jetaudio, QCD, MusicMatch, MediaMonkey and Yahoo! Music Engine.


EvilLyrics is a software program developed by Evil Laboratories. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named EvilLyrics.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 2.39 MB (2,507,954 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 41% of users of EvilLyrics come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\evillyrics
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\EvilLyrics\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 2.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EvilLyrics

Program executable:EvilLyrics.exe
EvilLyrics - Lyrics search tool
Path:C:\Program Files\evillyrics\EvilLyrics.exe
Additional files:
  • EvilLyrics.exe - EvilLyrics (EvilLyrics - Lyrics search tool)
  • eviltagger.exe (by felipc.com) - EvilTagger (Lyrics3 Tagger for EvilLyrics)
  • uninst.exe
  • mscomctl.ocx (by Microsoft) - MSCOMCTL (Windows Common Controls ActiveX Control DLL)
  • Ello.exe (by felipc.com) - Lyrics Organizer (Lyrics Organizer plugin for EvilLyrics (0.4.2))
  • Htmlzap.dll (by Michael Newcomb Enterprizes) - Htmlzap Module
  • KaraokeFix.exe - EvilLyrics Localization Tool
  • mswinsck.ocx (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Winsock Control (Microsoft Winsock Control DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EvilLyrics.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6A135CA-28E2-4609-9202-1E581A33C733}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • EvilLyrics.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Evil Lyrics\EvilLyrics\EvilLyrics.exe'.

How do I remove EvilLyrics?

You can uninstall EvilLyrics 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program EvilLyrics, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 EvilLyrics.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.26%
Windows 10 34.84%
Windows XP 7.32%
Windows Vista 5.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.44%
Windows 7 Professional 9.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.39%
Windows 8.1 6.69%
Windows 10 Home 5.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.01%
  Germany 12.30%
  Italy 5.68%
  United Kingdom 4.73%
  Canada 4.10%
  Netherlands 3.79%
  Czech Republic 2.84%
  France 2.84%
  Belgium 1.89%
  Mexico 1.89%
  Turkey 1.58%
  Australia 1.26%
  Brazil 1.26%
  India 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.30%
Dell 24.10%
Acer 14.46%
ASUS 9.64%
Intel 3.61%
Toshiba 3.61%
Lenovo 3.01%
Medion 2.41%
Samsung 1.81%
American Megatrends 1.20%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 6.50%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.44%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 2.44%
Dell Dimension E521 2.44%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.44%
Acer Aspire XC-603 1.63%


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