Saturday, October 26, 2013

Remove LyricsContainer Browser Hijacker

Are you annoyed by the navigation of LyricsContainer? Do you fail to remove LyricsContainer from your PC via automatically scan? Are you still searching a way to get rid of LyricsContainer infection? You have come to the right place. In this post, I will make a brief introduction to LyricsContainer, and then offer a manual removal method to uninstall this computer bug. Now read this post carefully and get the most effective way to remove LyricsContainer completely and thoroughly from your PC.

The screenshot of LyricsContainer virus

What is LyricsContainer?

LyricsContainer virus or Lyrics Container should not be kept any longer in your PC, if you have noticed the trace of Lyrics Container, you should take action to remove it right now. Because many computer issues you have encountered at the moment are caused by this computer bug. 

Once gets into the target PC, firstly LyricsContainer may change browser settings, such as altering the homepage, modifying the default search engines and adding new icons on the bookmark. What’s worse, once the settings have been made, users cannot recover them easily as LyricsContainer always ties up with a Helper Object which can protect its internet browser settings from being altered. Therefore, to reset all your previous settings, you have to remove LyricsContainer completely from your PC first.

However, user may also find that antivirus software can not help them remove LyricsContainer. As this notorious virus still pops up when they restart the PC after each scan. This is because LyricsContainer hides deeply in the system and spreads its components to every corner of the PC, moreover, it usually uses random titles to name its key components which can help it escape from the detection of antivirus software. As a result, manual removal method is needed to remove this computer bug.

Two methods to get rid of LyricsContainer browser hijacker - Manual removal guide and Automatic scan

Method one: manually get rid of LyricsContainer

1.End all the running processes of this browser hijacker
Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.
 Stop all the malicious running processes.
 2. Remove malicious add-on and extensions from your web browsers.
Internet Explorer:
 (1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons
 (2). Hit Enter on your keyboard
 (3). Click Manage add-on and disable all the suspicious add-on.

 (1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-on
 (2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-on and click Disable.

 Google Chrome:
 (1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions

 3. Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by this browser hijacker.
Windows Vista or Windows7: click start menu→type msconfig in the search bar → open System Configuration →Disable all possible startup items generated.

 4. Clean cookies
 Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.

 Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

Opera: Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.

 5. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files about this browser hijakcer
(1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it. (2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

(3). Clean all the malicious files about this infection as below.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

6. Delete malicious registry entries related to this browser hijakcer.
Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )
Delete all the vicious registries as below:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\random.exe"
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run \Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Method two: get rid of  LyricsContainer with Spyhunter automatic scan

If the manual guide is kinda difficult for you, please feel free to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter to drive the self-invited guest away.


Step 1: click the icon below to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter


Step 2: follow the instructions to install SpyHunter



Step 3: run SpyHunter to automatically detect and uninstall


Note: Manual removal of LyricsContainer is a process of high complexity and should be performed with extreme caution, or mal-operation often results in loss of precious data even system crash. Therefore, if you're not familiar with that, it is suggested that you back up Windows registry first before carrying out the manual approach, or you can choose the automatic scan – download Spyhunter antivirus software here to get rid of LyricsContainer quickly and completely.

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