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The text entered doesn't appear to be a recognized URL format

This error is on a MacBook Pro with Snow leopard and all the latest updates. I am trying to connect to any of our windows shares and get this message. I am using connect to server I am using smb:// to connect to the server. All other macs are working fine. Anyone have any ideas?

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keevernAuthor Commented:
Message from finder
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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
I'm not a Mac guy, but I'm guessing some protocol or another isn't installed or configured.  What do Macs use to connect to an SMB share?
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strungCommented:
Are you trying to connect with a browser, or from Finder? Try typing Command-K in finder and then type the URL.
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strungCommented:
Sorry, ignore last post. I see you were using connect to server.
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strungCommented:
See if this solves your problem:  http://support.apple.com/kb/ts1736
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keevernAuthor Commented:
I saw that post from apple but do not have  URLMount. This is not a upgrade from leopard not sure about time capsule will have to check.
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strungCommented:
You probably do have URLmount.

Try searching for it in Spotlight.  Then select "show all in finder".

In the finder window, click on the + button and add "system files are included"

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keevernAuthor Commented:
I have a mount_URL would this be the same file. from looking at your image the both look to be unix executable file? I am going to delete the (backup the file) and then delete it and restart. i will let you know what happens.
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keevernAuthor Commented:
All I could find on the problem computer is  mount_url.8 file. I backed it up and deleted it. And still get the same error. Any other ideas?

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keevernAuthor Commented:
Re-imaged computer
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keevernAuthor Commented:
Re-imaged computer
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