There was a problem connecting to the server "my_server"

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At one time, a long time ago, I had a mount for "my_server/Our_Pictures" set up.  Now, whenever I try to do something like, say, change the background image on my desktop, I'm presented with a message saying "There was a problem connecting to the server "my_server"".  I click the "Ok" button, the dialog goes away but about 30 seconds later it's back. And it keps coming back every time I dismiss it until I reboot the machine.  I've looked around trying to find any reference to that mount but I can't find it anywhere.  Not Go -> Connect to server -> Recent servers, not anywhere in the file system, not in my login items (again, it only happens when I try to navigate somewhere in finder when, say, setting a background image for example), nowhere.
Looking at the messages that show up in, I see :
9/16/12 6:28:51.418 PM NetAuthSysAgent[22600]: smb_mount: mount failed to my_server/Our_Pictures, syserr = No such file or directory
So basically, I have two questions :
1) How can I prevent this fromm happening in the future?  Where is the reference to this server so that I can delete it
2) If 1) above is not possible for whatever reason, how can I make it so that it doesn't keep trying to connect?
NetAuthAgent (
NetAuthAgent initiates network logins for both SMB and AFP volumes. NetAuthAgent also launches an application called check_afp that is responsible for receiving messages from the server (among other things).
Let's try the quick & easy first...
Go to your Finder "Go" menu hold the option key to choose "Library"
The go to Preferences folder and find
Delete that file, then restart and test.
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