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    Nov 11, 2008
    finder network sidebar
    quick question, maybe someone can help:

    I frequently connect to my University's wireless network while on campus, and when I do so other Macs can see "[my name]'s Computer" under the "Network" tab in the finder sidebar (as I can see theirs). I was wondering if there's a way to prevent this from happening? I'd rather not advertise the fact that i'm on at all times.


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    Mar 04, 2008
    Unibody MacBook Pro 2.26, 4gb RAM, 500gb HD
    I've never tried this, but I always assumed this is what stealth mode is for.

    System Preferences > Security > Firewall > Advanced > Enable Stealth Mode

    Let us know if it works...

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