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Thread: Disable Finder window pop-up
11-20-2010, 05:54 PM #1Disable Finder window pop-up
I recently mapped my network HDD to my MacBook Air and made it so it reconnects when I log into my profile by adding it to my login items for my user profile. However, when I log back into my user profile, the drive successfully connects, but a Finder window pops up with the contents of the drive. Is there a script or something I can use to disable this feature? I know the Time Machine drive does not duplicate this behavior when it connects. Any suggestions would be appreciated."Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."
- Steve Jobs
11-28-2010, 12:16 AM #2
Hmm. I used to deal with this myself. What I ended up doing was create an applescript that would connect to it without opening a Finder window, and putting that applescript on the startup list. If I can remember that script I will post it here for you.
Okay it is actually relatively simple.
try mount volume "afp://IPAddress/NetworkShare" end try
BTW if you use login name/password to log into the network drive, then it would be like this:
try mount volume "afp://login:password@IPAddress/NetworkShare" end try
Last edited by loudest_silence1; 11-28-2010 at 12:29 AM.
08-08-2011, 12:51 PM #3Disable Finder window pop-up
Pretty simple solution, but it proved to be very effective.
Last edited by Quidagis; 08-08-2011 at 12:53 PM.
10-06-2011, 05:11 AM #4
Thanks guys! Now I know how to disable!