Loc: Petaluma, CA
Well, all I was trying to do was be able to see who is connected to my network and when, using the Sidebar as identification. After failing with the (much appreciated) suggestions, I have (sort of) figured it out! I sometimes explore preferences and settings, from time to time. I like to click buttons, hoping to figure out what they do. So I have narrowed it down to two things…
1. Under Finder Preferences, I re-checked the Devices/(Show) Computer. 2. System Preferences/Sharing/Options, I re-checked the Share files using FTP and Share files using SMB.
Lo, and behold, the Sidebar is now showing my Shared connections.
If I can see them, they can see me, right? If they can see me, do they have access to my computer? When I click on their icon, it says that the connection failed. That's fine. I just want to make sure they can't connect to my computer without me knowing it.
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