YouTube lyrics has been reported to affect the browser’s performance and alter the browser’s settings. The browser toolbar is most likely compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer.
|Short Description||The browser extension may promise friendly services but is likely ad-supported.|
|Symptoms||Advertisements may be generated, browser settings may be changed.|
|Distribution Method||Bundling, freeware installers, freeware websites.|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by YouTube lyrics|
|User Experience||Join our forum to follow the discussion about YouTube lyrics.|
According to malware researchers, YouTube lyrics may change the default search and home page, and may inject unwanted advertisements to the browser. YouTube lyrics may also be regarded a potentially unwanted program (PUP).
YouTube lyrics Description, Distribution
The browser extension may be promoted as user-friendly. However, according to researchers, it may contain malware components. YouTube lyrics may:
- Install malicious programs.
- Load into the web browser (Chrome, Explorer, Firefox).
- Promote other third party products in its setup.
- Generate intrusive advertisements.
- Act as a browser hijacker and change the browser’s search/home/new tab page.
The following files may be associated with the YouTube lyrics browser extension:
According to security researchers, the updatebhoWin32.dll module is likely installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object). It may be available there as ‘ytg timer’. In addition, jsloader.dll may also be added to Internet Explorer as a BHO and it will be visible there as ‘ygBHO Class’.
jsloader.dll may have been signed by Blabbers Communications Ltd.
Blabbers Communications Ltd is a software company from Tel Aviv, Israel. The company may be legitimate but it may be a primary distributor of ad-supported software. The ‘Browser Companion Helper’ product developed by the company and known as jsloader.dll may be bundled with various free software products, such as YouTube lyrics.
When you plan to download and use third party software, you should always read the following sections that may be provided on the official page of the product or in its installer:
- End User License Agreement (EULA)
- Download Agreement
Also, pay close attention and read carefully any other section that sheds light on the software provider and their intentions.
If you carefully go through all the small print on third party software installers, you may also notice that additional products are often promoted there. Offers may appear as a recommended download. In some cases, the name of the product is revealed, and in others it remains unknown.
YouTube lyrics Removal from the System
The extension may contain malware-related components, and it may endanger both the system and the user’s information. If you have noticed any of the processes described above running in the background, you should consider the chance that your PC has been compromised. In such a case, either run a powerful AV scanner or proceed towards manual removal. For the latter, we have created a step-by-step guide.
Step 1: Remove/Uninstall YouTube lyrics in Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall YouTube lyrics.
Step 2: Remove YouTube lyrics from your browser
Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu
Select YouTube lyrics and click “Remove”
After YouTube lyrics is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
Select YouTube lyrics to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.
After YouTube lyrics has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.
From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
In the new window select ‘Extensions’
Click once on YouTube lyrics
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall YouTube lyrics. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the YouTube lyrics will be removed.
In order to remove any associated objects that are left after uninstall and detect any other threats, you should:
Step 3: Start Your PC in Safe Mode to Remove YouTube lyrics.
Removing YouTube lyrics from Windows XP, Vista, 7 systems:
1. Remove all CDs and DVDs, and then Restart your PC from the “Start” menu.
– For PCs with a single operating system: Press “F8” repeatedly after the first boot screen shows up during the restart of your computer. In case the Windows logo appears on the screen, you have to repeat the same task again.
– For PCs with multiple operating systems: Тhe arrow keys will help you select the operating system you prefer to start in Safe Mode. Press “F8” just as described for a single operating system.
3. As the “Advanced Boot Options” screen appears, select the Safe Mode option you want using the arrow keys. As you make your selection, press “Enter“.
4. Log on to your computer using your administrator account
While your computer is in Safe Mode, the words “Safe Mode” will appear in all four corners of your screen.
Removing YouTube lyrics from Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 systems:
Whilst holding down Shift button, click on Power and then click on Restart.
A menu will appear upon reboot. You should choose Safe Mode by pressing its corresponding number and the machine will restart and boot into Safe Mode so you can scan for and remove YouTube lyrics.
Step 4: Remove YouTube lyrics automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.
To clean your computer you should download an updated anti-malware program on a safe PC and then install it on the affected computer in offline mode. After that you should boot into safe mode and scan your computer to remove all YouTube lyrics associated objects.