How to get rid of this icon

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While exploring my Macbook I accidentally put a copy of an icon named "untitled" that looks like a hard drive. When I click on it it opens Finder. I have tried everything to get this icon off desktop to no avail. Can anyone help? The first pic is of the icon; second pic is what opens when I click on it.

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Finder - Preferences - General tab - uncheck Hard Disks
 
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That "untitled" seems to be your MacBooks hard drive volume and you may want to rename it as "MacBook HD" or at least something more meaningful than "untitled"!!!
 
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Nice.

Now, the same thing in reverse, please.

I haven't got a hard drive icon on my desktop and I would like to have one there.
How can I do this?

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Now, the same thing in reverse, please.

I haven't got a hard drive icon on my desktop and I would like to have one there.
How can I do this?

Do exactly the same thing mentioned in the post bobtomay made above (post #2)…except now "check" the box that says "hard disks".

How easy can it be??:)…the instructions are already in the thread.;)

- Nick
 
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Do exactly the same thing mentioned in the post bobtomay made above (post #2)…except now "check" the box that says "hard disks".

How easy can it be??:)…the instructions are already in the thread.;)

- Nick


But, but… gee… those directions only showed how to hide the icon. ;) ;) :D

Now, where's the facepalm…???? ;)
 

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Hey cowbrain please don't take my post the wrong way…not trying to give you a hard time.;) The process is exactly as bobtomay described in post #2…you just need to "check" the box marked "hard disks".:)

- Nick
 
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Ha ha!

Oh no! What a dunce!

Thanks all. Easily sorted. (Of course)

If only I'd paid attention to anything that ever happened to me.
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Ha ha!

Oh no! What a dunce!

Thanks all. Easily sorted. (Of course)

If only I'd paid attention to anything that ever happened to me.
Best regards. CS


Hmmm…??? A bit of a strange handle name to have for this area, and I don't suppose your spouse or partner goes by the name of "HeadCheese"??? :)
 

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