Shared Computer? Taskbar?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by radiocity25, Apr 11, 2010.

  1. radiocity25 macrumors member

    Apr 7, 2010
    I have two problems.

    My MBP 13 inch shows a shared computer in the Finder. It is a Mac computer and most likely my neighbor's. I can access it but only view one folder. I don't want this computer to show up. How do I remove this computer and prevent it from connecting??

    Also the icons on my taskbar (the one at the top) are in an order I don't like. Can I rearrange this? Also how do I remove the MobileMe Sync icon from the taskbar??

  2. LEVENDIZ macrumors member

    Apr 10, 2010
    Not sure about the shared computer but.... The task bar i do know about... If you hover over an icon in the task bar then press the command key it will pick up the icon and you can drag it off or rearrange them.
  3. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    What you call a task bar is called the Menu Bar in Mac OS X.
    And as written before you can rearrange the icons via holding down the CMD key and moving the icons via mouse.

    The shared computer thing is something different.
    Do you share the same network with your neighbour?
    Via Wireless LAN or LAN (Ethernet cable)?

    Do you have any other computers in your own network?

    You can also drag icon (items) out of the Finder's sidebar, even the one that shows up under SHARED, but I don't know if it will stay that way after a restart.
    You can also click on the little triangle on the left of the word Shared and see what that does do.

    Also have a look at the following links, as the information presented there might be helpful in your future endeavours into Mac OS X and could clear up initial confusion and may even prevent harm to your system or your files. - text - videos - text - shortcuts

    Mac Beginner's Guide

    Finding Mac Software

    List of Mac Software

  4. radiocity25 thread starter macrumors member

    Apr 7, 2010
    I share wireless internet with neighbors. This is the first time the computer has shown up in my finder. But as I am typing the computer has disappeared.

    also thanks LEVINDIS! I was really wondering about that.

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