MacSTAC was founded on April 1, 1978 as an Apple II MUG. We are a community group with members from all walks of life, careers and levels of ability. We welcome all Mac users to improve their knowledge and, in turn, share their Mac knowledge with others.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015


Some of our members are having this popup appear out of nowhere:

Here's what to do:

1. Under no circumstances should you enter your password.
2. Read number 1 above.

It is bogus. Note there misspelling of the first word "Completer".

The Apple discussion board has many entries for Mac people who have the same problem. There is a workaround and one of our members said the solution below worked:

It's probably part of genieo / installmac adware & should be removed, along with any other software that was installed with it.


There are detailed manual removal instructions here and here
as well as an automated script available from here

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