Network shortcuts disappearing from Sidebar on Macs running Yosemite (10.10.2)

I am trying to solve an issue where 2 users have reported that their Network shortcuts disappearing from Sidebar with new Macs running Yosemite (10.10.2).  The server is Windows 2003 Server and users connect using SMB.

All instances seem to occur after a computer is either left on or in power save/sleep mode overnight.  In one instance, all shortcuts disappeared, a few were added back and later some others were.  The next day, the first group were gone and the newer ones were still there; the next day, the last group were gone.

There have also been times when shortcuts were added back and remained for days.

I have seen this type of issue online no solution.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

Shari
lrdchelpAsked:
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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
Looks like an old bug with Sidebar.

Here’s my temporary solution:
 
Install DefaultFolder. It gives you a drop-down menu of Favorites in:
 
1. Your main menu bar.
2. The top of finder windows.
3. Open and Save dialogues.
 
I have all my old favorites there, and they never disappear. It also shows Recent locations, which is fantastic. Apple’s implementation of Recent locations has a lot to be desired, and Default Folder does it right.

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lrdchelpAuthor Commented:
Thanks, Randy.
Are you referring to Default Folder X by St. Clair Software that needs to purchased?
Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
Yes that seems to be the best solution and it's useful in its own right.

If you’ve never used Default Folder, it enhances OS X’s Open and Save dialog boxes to make them much more useful. For starters, as its name implies, Default Folder lets you choose a default folder for each application, so whenever you access an Open or Save dialog box in a given app, your favorite folder for that app is already chosen; alternatively, you can have Default Folder automatically navigate to the most recently accessed folder or file in each program. This feature alone saves me countless clicks and hassles every day.
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