OS X :: Unexpected Shared Server Appearing In Finder?

May 1, 2010

Well, I've never seen this before. I did not (intentionally) connect to this server listed under Shared in the sidebar... so where did it come from and how can I ditch it? Get Info only tells me it's a PC server

My file sharing is turned off, etc. Little Snitch is not flagging any unexpected network activity. I'm very puzzled.

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OS X :: Computers Appearing In Finder Shared Column

Dec 20, 2009

These have been appearing for a while in my shared column in Finder as 'PC Servers' - I'm aware they're duplicate references for my actual computers but how do I remove them?

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OS X :: Website Appearing Under "Shared" In Finder?

Sep 5, 2009

I am running SL on an aluminum MBP 13". Under "Shared" there is an "All..." button, when I click on it there is a website listed of type "Neighbourhood". I have never been to this website, so I don't know why it would be there?

If I double click on it, it is just blank. All kind of sharing is turned off (including web sharing). If I go into the "get info" of the item, basically all information is blank.

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OS X Mavericks :: Unknown Shared Server In Finder?

Aug 22, 2014

I just noticed there is a shared server/ network listed in Finder, but I do not recognise it and cannot connect to it. 

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OS X :: Bunch Of Shared Drives Or Folders Showed In My Finder Under Shared?

Feb 19, 2010

A couple of months ago I was at the head office and connected to the in house Wifi. When I did, a bunch of shared drives or folders showed in my finder under "Shared". I figured no biggie, when I got away from the head office they'd go away. But they didn't. And I can't figure out how to get rid of them.See attached photo.

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OS X Server V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Servermgr_info: Unexpected Software Update State: Crashed

Mar 23, 2012

Every minute my server reports this message: servermgr_info: unexpected Software Update state: crashed A restart of the server stopps messaging this until the automatic nightly looking for software updates.In preferences the automatic software updates are disabled! How can I turn off the automatic looking for software updates of servermgr? 

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OS X Server :: Why Do My Shared Macs Vanish From The Server

May 25, 2008

I'm running 10.5.1 server on a G5 and plain old 10.5.2 on two other Macs. When I reboot the server, the other two Macs appear in the Shared section in the sidebar of a Finder window. I can mount their disks and share their screens.

After some indeterminate time (days, sometimes hours), they disappear from the sidebar. I can ping them and I can mount their file systems via "Connect to server ...", but I can't get to their screens. I have two PC's and a Linux box and they never disappear. And on each non-server Mac, the server and the other non are always there.

Why do my shared Macs vanish from the server?

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OS X :: Icon For Terabyte Not Appearing On Finder?

Dec 15, 2008

as it says in the title my hard drive is nowhere to be found when I look at the desktop/finder screen. I can still access it by opening Machintosh HD but as far as I know there is no other way.How can I go about fixing this/getting the icon back?iMac G5 about 2-3 years old, Tiger 10.4.11

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OS X :: Finder Window Appearing On Second Display?

Apr 10, 2010

I am running a show and have a computer in front of me and the second display is appearing on a large screen on stage where I cannot see it. When I click on a folder on the desktop it opens the window on the second screen instead of on the one on my computer. When I Mirror Displays it appears again on the computer, but when I turn it off (it has to be turned off when I run the show) the window opens in the second screen. I have restarted, reset the PRAM, don't know how to get the window to appear on the primary screen..

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Thumbnails Not Appearing In Finder?

Jun 19, 2012

I am having a strange problem with image thumbnails not appearing in Finder. I am editing some very large TIF files on a Macbook that is running Lion. These images are edited on an external drive, and when I hook the drive up to my main iMac, which is running Leopard, the new images I have created in Lion do not have thumbnails. The only way that they will appear is if I open the images in Photoshop and just resave them on the machine running Leopard. This method poses a problem because each image takes about 5-8 minutes to open, and another 5-8 to save. I have hundreds of images and don't have the time to do that to each one. 

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OS X Mavericks :: Bar Appearing On Finder Window On Mac

Sep 7, 2014

look at this picture below. There is a weird bar that is appearing. I don't know how that bar came there. How can I get rid of that bar? 

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Mac OS X Lion Server :: ICal Server Shared Calendars "403" Error?

Jun 13, 2012

We are currently running a 10.7.4 Server with 10.7.4 clients. The problem is with the calendar system's sharing funtion. Some users will consistently receive an error message "403" Stating that the user does not have permission to edit the item when they edit an item or change an existing event to another user's shared calendar. After some troublshooting I found that if I made the claendar in question the default calendar in iCal, I was able to create vents without problem. I have tried removing the problemed users from that calendar's list of shared users, and changing permissions back and forth from Read to Read/Write without any success. There are no iCloud or MobileMe accounts on any of the client machines, a pertinent negative as searching for a resolution to this issue yeilds many similar problems related to those services.  

Summary:Creating or editing an event in a shared calendar within iCal (while not the host of sdaid calendar) results in a error code 403. However, when the user in question changes their default calendar to the shared calendar, there is no issue creating new events. The issue is only persistant with a few users. Other users have no issue manipulting existing records in the same shared calendar.  

OS X Lion Server (10.7.4)
iCal service is configured properly
Clients are all running 10.7.4 

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Mac OS X Lion Server :: User Not Appearing In Sharepoint

Jun 25, 2012

I have added a user named 'kat' to the users tab.  She does not however show up in the sharepoint permissions list.  Instead, I get what looks to be a serial number showing up. 

See here:  [URL]

If I use the + and add her as a user in the sharepoint and click done it looks as if it went through: [URL]

If I nagivate to another panel in 'server' and then come back to the sharepoints, she is no longer listed and the same serial number type is listed down at the bottom:  [URL] 

note I blurred out names of our staff for privay purposes. 

This user is not able to modify any files on the server. Her permissions are read only. 

The machine she is connecting with is OS X Snow Leopard. 

OS X Lion Server, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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OS X :: No List Of Shared Computers In Finder

Jan 13, 2009

I am having problem with my Mac Air. For some reason when I go to Finder, there is no list of Shared computers. However, when I open Finder on my MacBook Pro it shows all shared computers in the area. From my MacBook Pro I can see the shared Mac Air, but nothing in shared of Mac Air. All shared setting on on MacBook Pro. Plus there more shared computers on the network. I think something wrong with Mac Air settings.

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MacBook :: Deleted Shared On Finder?

Jan 15, 2009

how can I get my shared title back under finder on the right side. I deleted it by accident. It is supposed to be right under Devices and Above Places. I also delted my Today by accident under the Search For category. You can see in the first picture its my Finder and the 2nd is my sisters.

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OS X :: Shared Drive Showing Up In Finder?

Sep 8, 2009

New user here, I'm showing "your-w92*******" I blanked out the rest, with a little monitor icon under "SHARED" in my finder? Any clue as to what it is and how I can get rid of it? If I right click I only get Open or Get Info as options. If I click Open I get "Connection Failed". If I click on Get Info it displays "PC Server" under kind. I did try to get my MBP to print in my PCs HP printer (unsucessfully) using cups. So I don't know if that had anything to do with it. I'd just like to delete it but don't know how.

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IMac (Intel) :: Screenshots Not Appearing On Desktop But Going To All Files In Finder

Jun 6, 2014

My screen shots are no longer appearing on my desktop as preferred but instead are going to ' all files' in Finder.

I must have changed a setting but can't figure out what I did to cause it. 

iMac, iOS 6.1.4

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Mac Pro :: Keeps Looking For The Shared Server Every 10 Minutes?

Jun 18, 2012

When I got my Mac Pro I set up my laptop to share files so i could move everything over. Now that is done, I don't have the laptop anymore. But my Mac Pro keeps looking for the shared server every 10 minutes. Here is the dialog box that pops up: "There was a problem connecting to the server Laptop. The server may not exigst of it is unavailable at this time. Check the server name or IP address, check your network connection, and then try again." I would like to have the dialog box stop appearing and looking for the laptop.

Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Jan 6, 2011

I downloaded and installed the updates for the OS and now there is no "shared" section in the finder at all. Shared items are checked in the preferences. Selecting "go" and "network" doesn't do anything. I checked in the system preferences and the name of the workgroup is correct. The other computers in the workgroup can see my shared folders, but I can no longer see anything shared.

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OS X :: Finder - Shared Computer Drive Bewilderment

Jan 2, 2009

I am trying to find out how to change the way finder presents itself while it is looking at a shared computer, because it appears to be doing this incorrectly, or is messed up some how. If you look at the screen shot of the highlighted drives of this shared computer, you will notice there are multiple instances of drive J and I would like to remove the repeated link. Also some of the drives have names associated with them, while others do not. I cannot figure out why some take the name given to the drive under windows in the macs finder window and why some do not? To throw another odd question in, drive G is not labeled movies anywhere, but rather is a drive labeled TV Shows under windows. Rebooting does nothing, as this has been there for months, even after a restore.

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OS X :: How Do I Remove A Shared Device From The Finder Sidebar

Mar 6, 2009

I've googled and search here, and I just can't find the answer to this.

I renamed one of my computers at home. Now both instances of it show up in the Shared section of the finder sidebar and I can't remove the old one. When I do a Get Info, it shows as a PC Server, but I can't actually access anything on it. Is there any way to keep this from showing up?

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OS X :: Remove Some Shared Devices From Finder Window?

Apr 21, 2009

How can I remove the 2 highlighted shared devices in a Finder window?

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OS X :: Macs Not Show Up In Finder Shared List

Aug 3, 2009

I just got an iMac. For the first few hours it was turned on, my MBP showed up in the iMac's Finder, and vice versa. However now, for the past two days, neither Mac has shown up in the others Finder. Connecting to afp://[their ip address] lets me see the public folders, but I still can't use the shared iTunes libraries, or share screens.

The same thing happened with the MBP and other Windows/Linux devices on the network, as well as my jailbroken iPod with Netatalk installed, but I just chalked that up to the klugey nature of mixed networking. Guess that wasn't the problem.

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Software :: Can't View Shared Folder(s) In Finder?

May 21, 2009

I'm connected via Airport to my company's wireless network. Last week I was able to connect to this network via my Macbook. Went home this weekend, come back and now I can connect and browse the internet, but I can't view the "Shared" folder with other people's public folders and shared files. Any idea what may be wrong?

I don't believe anything has changed, as over the weekend all I did was connect to two wireless networks at my house.

I have no idea what's causing this, and it's making it difficult to retrieve files I need for certain projects.

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Intel Mac :: Extra PC Shown Under Finder Shared

Jan 31, 2012

As a new Mac user and as the result of my machinations in the iMac Lion OS, I managed to wind up with an extra PC showing in the Shared section of the Finder Sidebar. I show my wife's PC and Time Capsule but I have an extra PC named Gerry581e of which I have no idea. I would like to know how to delete it from the list.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Name Of User In Shared Folder @ Finder?

Apr 14, 2012

I try to buy music in iTunes. I learned that I have not set correctly the rights on the shared folder in the Finder. I tried to correct the rights to read and write for all three user groups, it´s still not working.I figured that one of the three users is not correct:

1. system (me)

2. wheel

3. everyone 

In my case, it´s not showing system, but it´s stating "loading" with a ?.I think I can´t buy music cause of the missing name in the shared folder, right?

MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.7)

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Jun 29, 2012

I have almost given up on this but one last try : 

I have (inadvertantly) created 2 connections to the same NAS storage device, 1 SMB and 1 AFP - both work but I would like to remove the SMB one.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X Yosemite :: Can Remove Shared Folders In Finder

Dec 3, 2014

I am getting my MacBook Pro running Yosemite ready to sell. After deleting all old information and reinstalling OS X, I still see my old computer's name as a shared device in the finder sidebar.

MacBook Pro with Retina display, OS X Yosemite (10.10.1)

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Mac Pro :: In Finder Window Shared Section Is Missing

Jun 17, 2014

Mac Pro 2007Processor  2 x 3 GHz Dual-Core Intel XeonMemory  6 GB 667 MHz DDR2 FB-DIMMMac Lion OS X 10.7.5 

In my Finder window the Shared Section is missing. Its even checked under Finder>Preferences>Sidebar. Do I need to edit something in my Library. If so, what file? in what folder? I rebooted, reset, etc to no avial.

Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)

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OS X :: Finder - Change Shared Computer / Device Icon

May 31, 2009

In Mac OSX Finder in the Shared Section, I'd like to change one of the computer Icons.


As you can see, I'd like to change the PC's BSOD Icon to something like this.

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