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Adware.FindLyrics

Adware.FindLyrics

Updated:
March 01, 2015
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

Adware.FindLyrics is an adware program that displays advertisements on the computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 23, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 07, 2017 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 23, 2013 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 08, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 29, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
The program may be downloaded manually or installed embedded in third-party software.

It may be installed using the cross browser extension platform Crossrider.

Once executed, the program will create the following files:
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\background.html
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\Installer.log
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1-bg.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1-bho.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1-buttonutil.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1-buttonutil.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1-codedownloader.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1-enabler.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1-helper.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1-updater.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\Uninstall.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\utils.exe
  • %Windir%\Tasks\LyricsFan-1-codedownloader.job
  • %Windir%\Tasks\LyricsFan-1-enabler.job
  • %Windir%\Tasks\LyricsFan-1-updater.job

Next, the program will create the following registry entries:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\[CLSID]\InprocServer32\"" = "%ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1-bho.dll"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\[CLSID]\InprocServer32\"" = "%ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\LyricsFan-1-bho.dll"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CrossriderApp0041858.BHO.1\"" = "CrossriderApp0041858"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CrossriderApp0041858.BHO.1\CLSID\"" = "[CLSID]"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CrossriderApp0041858.BHO\"" = "CrossriderApp0041858"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CrossriderApp0041858.BHO\CLSID\"" = "[CLSID]"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CrossriderApp0041858.BHO\CurVer\"" = "CrossriderApp0041858"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CrossriderApp0041858.Sandbox.1\"" = "CrossriderApp0041858.Sandbox"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CrossriderApp0041858.Sandbox.1\CLSID\"" = "[CLSID]"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CrossriderApp0041858.Sandbox\"" = "CrossriderApp0041858.Sandbox"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CrossriderApp0041858.Sandbox\CLSID\"" = "[CLSID]"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CrossriderApp0041858.Sandbox\CurVer\"" = "CrossriderApp0041858.Sandbox"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\InstalledBrowserExtensions\Lyrics\"41858" = "LyricsFan-1"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\"ActiveAppId" = "41858"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"CodeDownloadDomain" = "http://app-static.crossrider.com"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"Domain" = "http://app-static.crossrider.com"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"ErrorsDomain" = "http://errors.ourstatssrv.com"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"FullVersion" = "[VALUE]"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"FullVersionForUrl" = "[VALUE]"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"MinorVersion" = "3"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"PlatformVersion" = "1"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"ScriptVersion" = "[VALUE]"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"SetHomepage" = "False"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"SetNewTab" = "False"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"SetSearch" = "False"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"StatsDomain" = "http://stats.ourstatssrv.com"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"SubId" = "0"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"ThankYouPage" = "False"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"UserConfirmation" = "False"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Installer\"ZData" = "0"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Log\"lyricsfan-1-bho" = "0"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LyricsFan-1\Log\"lyricsfan-1-helper" = "0"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ApprovedExtensionsMigration\"[CLSID]" = ""
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Ext\CLSID\"[CLSID]" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\LyricsFan-1\IE\Profiles\"%USERSID%" = "1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\[CLSID]\"AppName" = "LyricsFan-1-buttonutil.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\[CLSID]\"AppPath" = "%ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\[CLSID]\"AppPath" = "%ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\[CLSID]\"AppPath" = "%ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\[CLSID]\"AppPath" = "%ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\[CLSID]\"AppName" = "LyricsFan-1-bg.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\[CLSID]\"AppName" = "LyricsFan-1-helper.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\[CLSID]\"AppName" = "LyricsFan-1-codedownloader.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\"LyricsFan-1-bg.exe" = "[VALUE]"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\[CLSID]\"" = "CrossriderApp0041858"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\LyricsFan-1\"DisplayName" = "LyricsFan-1"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\LyricsFan-1\"CrAppId" = "41858"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\LyricsFan-1\"DisplayVersion" = "[VALUE]"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\LyricsFan-1\"CrPublisherId" = "23861"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\LyricsFan-1\"DisplayIcon" = "%ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\utils.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\LyricsFan-1\"Publisher" = "Lyrics"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\LyricsFan-1\"UninstallString" = "%ProgramFiles%\LyricsFan-1\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1"

Note: [CLSID] may have varying values, such as the following examples:
  • {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411181158}
  • {22222222-2222-2222-2222-220422182258}
  • {f415c929-4cd1-4aea-a0a2-9bc0aa55d7ca}

The program will then display popup advertisements on the computer.
You may have arrived at this page either because you have been alerted by your Symantec product about this risk, or you are concerned that your computer has been affected by this risk.

Before proceeding further we recommend that you run a full system scan . If that does not resolve the problem you can try one of the options available below.



FOR NORTON USERS
If you are a Norton product user, we recommend you try the following resources to remove this risk.


Removal Tool

If you have an infected Windows system file, you may need to replace it using the Windows installation CD .


How to reduce the risk of infection
The following resources provide further information and best practices to help reduce the risk of infection.


FOR BUSINESS USERS
If you are a Symantec business product user, we recommend you try the following resources to remove this risk.


Identifying and submitting suspect files
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Removal Tool

If you have an infected Windows system file, you may need to replace it using the Windows installation CD .


How to reduce the risk of infection
The following resource provides further information and best practices to help reduce the risk of infection.
Protecting your business network



MANUAL REMOVAL
The following instructions pertain to all current Symantec antivirus products.


1. Performing a full system scan
How to run a full system scan using your Symantec product


2. Restoring settings in the registry
Many risks make modifications to the registry, which could impact the functionality or performance of the compromised computer. While many of these modifications can be restored through various Windows components, it may be necessary to edit the registry. See in the Technical Details of this writeup for information about which registry keys were created or modified. Delete registry subkeys and entries created by the risk and return all modified registry entries to their previous values.
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes