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Automount server on Netware network

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I need to disable the automount feature (chooser) so that when a user restarts the computer will not attempt to logon to the server.  I have new users on computers that belonged to someone else.  I already tried deleting preferences files and looked for invisible files but to no avail.  Thanks.
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by:weed
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open the chooser, click on the nifty lil appleshare icon. A list of servers should pop up. double click the server thats automounting and a new dialog should pop up with items on that server that are shared. next to those items should be a checkbox. if that checkbox is checked your computer will mount that volume on startup. so...uncheck the box. thats that.
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by:khayman
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Yes, I appreciate the quick response but I do not know the passwords for the previous users so therefore I cannot do what you suggest.  There most be some file, etc. where this information is stored.  How do I clear it.  Is there a way to zap the Chooser?  I kinda remember hearing something to that effect.

Thanks.
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by:weed
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If ya dont know the password you arent going to get very far. If there was a file you could delete to get around the password the whole system would be useless and would present a security hole the size of nebraska. The only way to get it to not automount is to uncheck the box..or turn filesharing off...heh
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jvieira earned 100 total points
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If you reload your system software that should take care of it.  All your settings will be put back to default but that should only take a few minutes of your time to reconfigure.  This is the only way to do it since you don't know the password.
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