getting this pop-up on start up?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by MiniD3, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. MiniD3 macrumors 6502a

    MiniD3

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    #1
    Hi Guys,
    As of this morning, Im getting this pop-up on startup?
    Is it legit or should I take steps to get rid of it?
    .........Gary
    Screen Shot 2015-12-19 at 12.32.13 PM.png
     
  2. DeltaMac macrumors 604

    DeltaMac

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    #2
    ZipCloud may be a cloud storage option, but with a somewhat dubious reputation.
    I get the same slimy feel from that as I do with MacKeeper (another one to ignore, if you can :D )
    If you search for ZipCloud, you can often find both ZipCloud and MacKeeper mentioned in the same articles.

    Here's a page that may help you out.
    It describes the same popup that you are seeing, along with how to remove it.

    I would suggest that you also download and run the free utility Malwarebytes.

    Again, if you do a little searching, ZipCloud may not be malware, but it seems to travel alongside malware - another good reason to move it out (away from you!)
     
  3. MiniD3 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    MiniD3

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    #3
    Much appreciated,
    Sounds like a lot more complicated than my skill level
    Will try Malwarebytes, if that doesn't work will get professional help
    .......Gary
     
  4. MiniD3 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    MiniD3

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    #4
    Well,
    Some heads-up, after having a look at the Malwarebytes and trying to follow their instructions,
    I found the ZipCloud sitting in Applications!
    I dragged it into the trash can and emptied trash,
    Re-started, gone now! (I hope! :))
    I downloaded a video on flyfishing yesterday, obviously cost me more than the $10 download apparently
    Thank you again for all your help
    ......Gary
     

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