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No Shared section in Finder sidebar

nigelbb

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I have had an irritating problem for the last few days as the Shared section in the Finder sidebar is missing. I have tried rebooting & restarting Finder without success. I can connect with Screen Sharing from Finder > Go > Connect to Server

Mojave 10.14.6

Any suggestions?
 

HDFan

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Bonjour computers, Connected servers checked in Finder/Preferences/Sidebar?
 

nigelbb

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Bonjour computers, Connected servers checked in Finder/Preferences/Sidebar?
Yes. Checked & unchecked & checked again several times but nothing changes.

I'm wondering if some preference file has got corrupt. I tried deleting ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist & com.apple.sidebarlists.plist but none of the sidebar preferences changed.
 
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nigelbb

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Mysteriously a few weeks ago this just started working again as it had previously. Maybe there was an update that fixed the issue? Anyway I'm glad to have it restored.
 

nigelbb

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As I noted in my reply of 9th March it started working again just as mysteriously as it had stopped working. :)
 
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