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The finder in Mac OSX (Mountain Lion) suddenly stops showing the shared section. It might show up again in a couple of days or in might not. All completely spontaneous with no apparent cause. Any clues?

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Is there anything to share available in your local network? – patrix Nov 10 '12 at 19:16
    
2 other macs and 2 windows systems all with file sharing enabled – Jersey Guy Nov 10 '12 at 19:58
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This could be related to the firewall. You need to set the NetworkBrowserAgent to allow all incoming connections. Have you done this? – gentmatt Nov 12 '12 at 14:47

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