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Avoid the spinning 'wait' cursor after location switch
Authored by: shoobe01 on Dec 12, '06 11:06:29AM

Yeah... I never get a spinner from just undocking, either simply disconnecting from the network or switching to another location.

I DO get one about 1/3rd of the time when I leave a network resource attached (e.g. a file server). Ideally I'd turn off all the remotely-opened files, shut off the applications and disconnect the drive. But frankly I don't have the time. So, I often just take the chance the computer won't notice; sometimes I can get to a conference room or something and it'll just go right back to work.

When it doesn't, it fails badly, and a crash-restart of the finder app is required. Sometimes, 2-3 times. It will usually NEVER time out. If it does, the timeout is like 10 minutes. A forced "just give up searching for that network resource" would be a good hint for me, but I am not smart enough to develop it.



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