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About a month ago I noticed the number 2 had appeared under the hard drive symbol on my desktop. Does anyone know what this signifies and does it constitute a problem of any sort?
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From what you describe...it sounds like the name of your HD was accidentially renamed "2". I would simply click the this "2"...and rename the HD.

If I am misunderstanding...please post a screenshot of the issue.

If this is just a naming thing...it definitely does not constitute any sort of problem.

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Even better go into Finder Preferences and remove from the desktop if it is a worry to you.

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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Thanks fellas - taken icon off desktop - out of sight, out of mind
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