I tried deleting everything in my caches from:
Rebooted and got the same results.
I then made a brand new user on the mac and was able to connect to server without having to go to browse.
Anyone have a idea for a fix on my normal user?
I think one of the above fixed my sidebar issues. smb now works after deleting both of my .GlobalPreferences.plist then doing a reboot:
Then I noticed the date was not right in the menu bar. "Tue" was showing as a "3". I kept going into Date & Time and would unexpectedly quit. I then went into Language & Text changing and unchanging settings then the date displayed correct, and Date & Time no longer crashes.