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What percent of users and experts removed it?
46% remove it54% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,812
United States Rank #21,436
Reach 0.0071%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.74 days
346.20 days >
Average installed length: 181.90 days

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Show Lyrics

What is Show Lyrics?

Show Lyrics is a web browser extension and toolbar that delivers contextual based advertising as well as modify the user's web browser home and search pages to provide advertising and search. The software acts as adware and is typically defined as a potentially unwanted application by various malware vendors.

What the browser extension does:
- Changes the default search engine.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found" and DNS errors.
- Displays contextual advertising by injecting banner and text ads.


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). In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The primary executable is named slyrics.dll. The setup package generally installs about 4 files.
  • Starts automatically
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\show-lyrics
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Show-Lyrics\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Show Lyrics

Program module:slyrics.dll
Name:Show Lyrics
Path:C:\Program Files\show-lyrics\slyrics.dll
Additional files:
  • ShwLUPD.exe - Show Lyrics
  • Uninstall.exe
  • chrome.crx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • slyrics.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Show Lyrics' with the class of {90609D82-77C3-4391-8915-CF5638CF4605}.
Scheduled Task
  • ShwLUPD.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Show Lyrics Update' (runs daily at 1:15 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ShwLUPD.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Show Lyrics Update.

How do I remove Show Lyrics?

You can uninstall Show 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Show Lyrics, 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 Show 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 Show Lyrics you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 46%
Keep it 54%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.21%
Windows 10 14.18%
Windows XP 10.64%
Windows Vista 4.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.79%
Windows 7 Professional 7.91%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.04%
Windows 7 Starter 4.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.02%
  Brazil 35.26%
  Canada 6.94%
  Italy 1.73%
  Mexico 1.16%
  Belgium 0.58%
  BS 0.58%
  HT 0.58%
  Iran 0.58%
  NG 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.29%
Dell 23.96%
Hewlett-Packard 21.88%
ASUS 6.25%
Toshiba 5.21%
Samsung 4.17%
Lenovo 2.08%
Gateway 1.04%
Common models
Positivo MOBILE 2.91%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.91%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.94%
1AAAA G41T-M7 1.94%
Acer Aspire E1-531 1.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 1.94%


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