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Should I remove LyricsGet-10?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0008%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.45 days
426.42 days >
Average installed length: 224.05 days


VersionDistribution 25.00% 75.00%


What is LyricsGet-10?

LyricsGet-10 is a 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.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. The main program executable is utils.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 6.57 MB (6,893,380 bytes). LyricsGet-10-updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

The program is built using the Crossrider framework, a cross browser monetization platform used to deploy a toolbar and extension for modern web browsers with monetization features including browser search and homepage redirection, contextual coupons and in-line text advertising. Crossrider extensions include background processes to monitor, update and automatically download new features/code without direct user interaction.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on the Crossrider toolbar platform and potentially unwanted
  • May inject ads in the web browser
  • 'Offers' to modify the browser's home and search pages by default
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in LyricsGet-10.
utils.exe (a861a0c23f8716b31173ef57d0c2268a) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 1104 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
avast! 2014.9-140126 NSIS:Adware-LH [PUP]
Baidu-International Trojan.Win32.Packed.AK
Bitdefender Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Bkav FE HW32.CDB
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.9
ESET-NOD32 8.9176 Win32/Packed.ScrambleWrapper.C
Fortinet FortiGate 1/26/2014 Adware/Fam.NB
F-Secure 11.2014-26-01_1 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
G Data 14.1.22 Gen:Adware.AddLyrics
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2014.01.26.02 PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Adware.AddLyrics.1
Symantec 1/26/2014 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GE.00275FF1
VIPRE Antivirus 24410 Adware.AddLyrics (fs)
LyricsGet-10-chromeinstaller.exe (9b0dd7d2f05ce59370ab89824fb8f035) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Generic.635533
Antiy-AVL AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
AVG Generic5.AIIQ
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Lyckriks.ALJ
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.Generic.635533
Bkav FE W32.Clod627.Trojan.ebf5
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Generic.635533 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9253 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.K
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/Lyckriks
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.635533
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Lyckriks.dm
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10735 Trojan ( 0048e4111 )
K7GW 9.175.10735 Trojan ( 0048e4111 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.ly
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Generic.635533
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.FindLyrics
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OA214
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OA214
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 25116 Crossrider (fs)
LyricsGet-10-codedownloader.exe (fe01e4eee2e64172d2d47c6d3fec11e0) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.AddLyrics.AH
AVG Generic_r.GS
Baidu-International HackTool.Win32.CrossRider.J
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.AddLyrics.AH
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.19
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.AddLyrics.AH (B)
ESET-NOD32 9271 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.J
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/Toolbar_CrossRider
G Data 22 Adware.AddLyrics.AH
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.AddLyrics
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10794 Trojan ( 0048e2ed1 )
K7GW 9.175.10794 Trojan ( 0048e2ed1 )
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.AddLyrics.AH
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Crossrider.csbfcl
nProtect 2014-01-09.01 Adware.AddLyrics.AH
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H0AJJ13
VIPRE Antivirus 25260 Crossrider (fs)
LyricsGet-10-enabler.exe (e11a772503acf43c3a41ca8e11fe3831) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG Generic5.AJKA
Baidu-International HackTool.Win32.CrossRider.I
ESET-NOD32 9149 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.J
K7GW 9.174.10456 Trojan ( 0048c68d1 )
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Lyrics.A
VIPRE Antivirus 24166 Crossrider (fs)
       View all 64 all detections
LyricsGet-10 has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Lyrics
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyricsget-10
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LyricsGet-10\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 6.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LyricsGet-10

Program executable:utils.exe (Malware detected)
LyricsGet-10 Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\lyricsget-10\utils.exe
Additional files:
  • LyricsGet-10-bg.exe (by Lyrics) - LyricsGet-10 (LyricsGet-10 exe)
  • LyricsGet-10-bho.dll (by Lyrics) - LyricsGet-10 BHO
  • LyricsGet-10-bho64.dll
  • LyricsGet-10-buttonutil.exe
  • LyricsGet-10-buttonutil64.exe
  • (Malware detected) LyricsGet-10-chromeinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) LyricsGet-10-codedownloader.exe
  • LyricsGet-10-enabler.exe
  • LyricsGet-10-firefoxinstaller.exe
  • LyricsGet-10-updater.exe
  • LyricsGet-10-buttonutil.dll
  • LyricsGet-10-buttonutil64.dll
  • LyricsGet-10-helper.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • LyricsGet-10-bho64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsGet-10' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411221133} (CrossriderApp0042233).
  • LyricsGet-10-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsGet-10' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411221133} (CrossriderApp0042233).
5 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • LyricsGet-10-enabler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsGet-10-enabler.
  • LyricsGet-10-updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsGet-10-updater.
  • LyricsGet-10-firefoxinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsGet-10-firefoxinstaller.
  • LyricsGet-10-codedownloader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsGet-10-codedownloader.
  • LyricsGet-10-chromeinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LyricsGet-10-chromeinstaller.

How do I remove LyricsGet-10?

You can uninstall LyricsGet-10 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 LyricsGet-10, 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 LyricsGet-10.
  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 LyricsGet-10 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 6%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 10 18.75%
Windows XP 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.25%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows 7 Starter 6.25%
Windows 8 Pro 6.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.52%
  Germany 26.09%
  Thailand 4.35%
  Belgium 4.35%
  Mexico 4.35%
  Italy 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Sony 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
Toshiba 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
Dell 6.67%
Common models
Sony VPCEC3M1E 7.69%
LENOVO 29122DU 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2033de 7.69%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.69%
Gateway ZX4250G 7.69%


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