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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Dec 29, 2006
    What can I delete?
    I'm new to macs, just got a Macbook for christmas..and I'm lost.

    I'm downloading these .dmg files which go on my desktop and install things like Gumby and StuffItExpander, Azuerus, Yahoo messenger, etc.

    I'm a little confused as to what files I can delete, and how to install these files permanently. Can I delete the .dmg files once I install these programs? Is installation as easy as dragging the .dmg file into the applications folder?

    When I try to delete the .dmg files after dragging them into the applications folder, it says they are still in use. What can I do? Am I not installing them right? What should I do with these files instead of leaving them on my desktop?

    Any and all tips are appreciated, thanks.

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    Nov 04, 2006
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    check this - it has all the answers...

    also check this thread for lots of good info:

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    Member Since
    Dec 29, 2006
    thanks i'll check those out!

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