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Automatically Connect To Server

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BobInIndy1 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Mar 27, 2011 7:28 AM
How can I automatically setup finder to connect (Go) to a remote hard drive (a NAS drive, not that that matters). I have not problem doing it manually (Go, Connect to server, the hard drive name appears, choose it, everything works fine). I just want it to happen automatically at start up (It use to do that, but stopped some time ago).

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.7), Unibody MacBook Pro, 4GB Ram, iPhone 3G OS4, Parallels 5, BootCamp WinXP
  • ajduguid Level 3 Level 3 (650 points)
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    Mar 27, 2011 9:19 AM (in response to BobInIndy1)
    Try dragging the mounted volume into the Login Items list for your account which you can find in System Preferences : Accounts
    2.26GHz 13" MacBook Pro and Mac Mini, Mac OS X (10.6.6)
  • Barney-15E Level 7 Level 7 (33,240 points)
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    Mar 28, 2011 5:14 AM (in response to BobInIndy1)
    BobInIndy1 wrote:
    Nice idea, but it won't let you drag and drop to users login items.
    Other ideas?

    It does too. What are you dragging and from where?
    Try opening the share and dragging the proxy icon from the window title (the little disk icon in the title bar next to the title). You have to click and hold, pause, then drag.
    The other way would be to open the share, Go Computer, and drag the mounted volume to the login items.
    If you don't want the server window to open when you log in, mount the volume and create an alias to the share. Drag the alias to the Dock or Sidebar, or just double-click it to mount the volume.
    1.8 SP G5/MBP 2.33/iPhone/MBP Unibody, Mac OS X (10.6.6)


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