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What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,869
United States Rank #15,687
Reach 0.0281%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.78 days
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Average installed length: 182.56 days

Happy Lyrics

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What is Happy Lyrics?  (from Happy Productions)

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


Happy Lyrics is a program developed by Happy Productions. 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 hppylrc.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. HLUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 27% of users of Happy Lyrics come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Happy Lyrics.
hppylrc.dll (1ea76562186b1092a7200b25130bfb7c) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 2014.9-131030 Win32:AddLyrics-F [Adw]
AVG 2014.0.3605 Generic5
Baidu-International AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.ANp
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.341
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Generic.538127
F-Secure 11.2013-30-10_4 Adware.Generic.538127
G Data 13.10.22 Adware.Generic.538127
McAfee 5600.7243 RDN/Generic PUP.x!bjk
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7243 RDN/Generic PUP.x!bjk
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.3 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Generic.538127
Symantec 10/30/2013 rev. 4 Adware.Singalng
Trend Micro 10.465.30 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0DHP13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.303 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0DHP13
VIPRE Antivirus 22708 Adware.Singalng
HLUpdater.exe (5d3d29f26514b2ec7c16226a2909823b) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Application.Generic.541802
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:AddLyrics-BA [Adw]
AVG Generic5.ACPT
Baidu-International AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.aFW
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Application.Generic.541802
Bkav FE W32.Clodf5f.Trojan.5ff5
Comodo Security 17581 Application.Win32.AddLyrics.A
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.337
ESET-NOD32 9271 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.B
G Data 22 Application.Generic.541802
IKARUS anti.virus T3. Win32.SuspectCrc
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10794 Adware ( 0048114e1 )
K7GW 9.175.10794 Adware ( 0048114e1 )
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10201 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.541802
Sophos 4.96.0 Generic PUA AO
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.Singalng
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R002H05JL13
VIPRE Antivirus 25264 Adware.Singalng
       View all 35 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\happylyrics
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HappyLyrics\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Happy Lyrics

Program module:hppylrc.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Happy Lyrics
Path:C:\Program Files\happylyrics\hppylrc.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) HLUpdater.exe - Happy Lyrics
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • hppylrc.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Happy Lyrics' with the class of {59C0C5BD-2579-433A-BBB8-AFFD59642BAF}.
Scheduled Task
  • HLUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Happy Lyrics Update' (runs daily at 15:58).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HLUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Happy Lyrics Update.

How do I remove Happy Lyrics?

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Or, you can uninstall Happy Lyrics 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 Happy Lyrics, 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 Happy Lyrics.
  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 Happy Lyrics you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.04%
Windows 10 13.97%
Windows Vista 8.46%
Windows XP 7.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.28%
Windows 7 Professional 10.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.58%
Windows 8 6.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.32%
  Germany 22.93%
  Italy 13.32%
  Mexico 5.90%
  France 4.72%
  Argentina 4.38%
  Belgium 3.88%
  United Kingdom 3.04%
  Colombia 2.53%
  South Africa 2.19%
  Australia 1.85%
  Brazil 1.69%
  Austria 1.52%
  Japan 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.41%
Acer 21.39%
Dell 15.66%
ASUS 7.53%
Medion 5.42%
Toshiba 5.42%
Lenovo 5.12%
Samsung 4.22%
Intel 2.11%
American Megatrends 1.81%
Sahara 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.18%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.93%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.93%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.25%
Micro-Star MS-7529 2.25%
ASUSTeK X55A 1.69%


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