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Should I remove LyricsPod?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,879
Reach 0.0025%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 104.33 days
681.22 days >
Average installed length: 357.93 days


What is LyricsPod?

LyricsPod is an malware web browser extension designed to take control of the user's browser in order to redirect web searches and inject advertising. The software is displayed to users through a co-bundle offer as a way to display lyrics when watching YouTube videos. However, the true purpose is to display search/ads through web browser hijacking. 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.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. Once installed, it will add an extension to both the Firefox and Chrome web browsers. The main program executable is 116.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 962.6 KB (985,707 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Runs in the Firefox, Chrome and Firefox web browsers
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in LyricsPod.
116.dll (22e924fef158413645dc0d49454fbcca) has been flagged by the following 17 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.AddLyrics
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG 2014.0.3590 Generic5
Comodo Security 16952 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
ESET-NOD32 7.8809 Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.K
K7 AntiVirus 13.172.9589 Riskware
K7GW Riskware
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7228 PUP-FCU!22E924FEF158
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7228 PUP-FCU!22E924FEF158
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
PC Tools 2013 Trojan.Gen
SUPERAntiSpyware 10801 Trojan.Agent/Gen-AddLyrics
Symantec 10/15/2013 rev. 3 Trojan.Gen
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.288 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H05I813
VIPRE Antivirus 21552 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 17 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lyricspod
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LyricsPod\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 962.6 KB

Program filesFiles installed by LyricsPod

Program module:116.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\lyricspod\116.dll
Additional files:
  • lyrspodud.exe - LyricsPod
  • 116.xpi
  • 116.crx
  • sqlite3.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • 116.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LyricsPod' with the class of {56570665-9ACA-49EC-8A66-CA9F4A3152FF}.

How do I remove LyricsPod?

Quickly and completely remove LyricsPod 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 LyricsPod 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 LyricsPod, 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 LyricsPod.
  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 LyricsPod you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows XP 8.57%
Windows 8 8.57%
Windows Vista 2.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 48.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.57%
Windows 7 Starter 5.71%
Windows 8 Pro 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.18% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 87.18%
  United States 12.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
ASUS 14.81%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Samsung 7.41%
Sony 7.41%
Dell 3.70%
NEC 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
Intel 3.70%
American Megatrends 3.70%
Common models
Samsung RV419 10.00%
Sony VPCSB25FB 5.00%
Sony VPCEB17FB 5.00%
PTLTD_ 671 5.00%
Positivo Informatica SA C... 5.00%
Positivo Informatica SA C... 5.00%


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