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'Server may not exist' dialogue - persistent

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I've had a problem for months on my home server that I cannot resolve. Very frequently (at least daily) I get a dialogue box warning me that:

"The server Merlin may not exist or it is unavailable at this time. Check the server name and IP address, check your network connection, and then try again."


The thing is that Merlin was an old drive connected to an Airport Extreme that I used to access. I no longer have that drive and I have since upgraded to a newer Airport Extreme (and do not have any drives attached to it).


I'm guessing there's a preference file or something somewhere on my MacMini server that keeps trying to connect to that old 'Merlin' setup. I've checked Login Items and other obvious places but can't seem to solve this problem.


Does anybody have any suggestions or insight? Any and all help appreciated 


- Keith

Mac mini, OS X Server


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