Discussion in 'macOS' started by BarryChuckle, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. BarryChuckle, Jul 5, 2011
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 5, 2011

    BarryChuckle macrumors member

    Jul 1, 2011
    Hey guys

    I've got this prompt when I start up my macbook pro


    any ideas what it is ? I done a google search but couldn't find anything ?


    I usually get a quick response ? I guess this is something unknown.
  2. spidey3 macrumors regular

    Jul 1, 2010
    Can you give a little more detail? It is hard to tell from your original post what the exact problem you are seeing is...
  3. BarryChuckle, Jul 5, 2011
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2011

    BarryChuckle thread starter macrumors member

    Jul 1, 2011
    What is the UCLOCATOR app that is asking permission to start ? Why does it want my location ? is it some kind of system function asking for permission or some application if so what application ?

    Also is there anyway that I can tell what application this request is coming from ?
  4. dmrowley macrumors 6502


    Aug 4, 2010
    Dortches, NC
    Uclocator is a part of UnderCover, by Orbicule. It is to track your laptop if it is stolen...
  5. Pete7811 macrumors newbie

    Aug 20, 2015
    Well but I don't remember installing any UnderCover on my mac... Can it be some sort of malware attack hiding behind the "uclocator"??? I have recently been removing some malware and win viruses from my mac. Any ideas what to do with it, there is no such file as uclocator on my hdd.

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