Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

OSX keeps displaying a notification box stating that connection to a local nas-server failed. It's unbelievable annoying, it shows up every 30 minutes or so and I haven't even tried accessing this server. After a reboot, this is the first thing to show up on the login screen.

Any ideas?

share|improve this question
    
It sounds like you have some program running in the background that's trying to access the server. Is anything set up to use it automatically? –  Gordon Davisson Apr 15 at 15:20
    
Nothing I'm aware of. –  trickist17 Apr 15 at 19:33
    
Try restarting your Mac in safe mode (restart it, and hold the Shift key until you see the Apple logo in the middle of the screen. This turns off most forms of add-on background programs, so if this prevents the boxes from appearing, you do have a background program you need to track down & kill. –  Gordon Davisson Apr 15 at 19:42
    
Unfortunately the box still appears in safe mode. It always shows up twice at the login screen, and then after the login, two prompts asking me for login information. Any idea what might trigger this? –  trickist17 Apr 20 at 1:53
    
In that case I'm not sure what could be triggering it. –  Gordon Davisson Apr 20 at 4:52

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.