Applications :: How To Remove VLC Drive Icon From Desktop

Aug 14, 2010

When I downloaded VLC I couldnt remove the icon from the desktop (The one that looks like a drive).


OS X :: Remove The IDisk Icon From The Desktop At All

Nov 20, 2010

I'm running 10.6.5 and have MobileMe iDisk syncing turned on - which I like and use.

Is there a way to remove the iDisk icon from the Desktop at all as I really like an empty desktop?

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OS X :: How To Remove IDisk Icon From Desktop

Jan 4, 2006

I was playing around with a .mac trial account and got the iDisk icon on my desktop. When I try to drag it to the trash bin the trash bin changes and says eject, but nothing happens when I release the mouse. It seems that there is no way for me to delete this icon.

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Applications :: Firefox Disc Drive Icon On Desktop?

Apr 9, 2009

I just switched to a Mac a few hours ago after using a PC for years. I downloaded Firefox for Mac, and it works fine. The only thing is I have a disc drive of it on my desktop, as well as an icon on the bar. I have mounted the drive and dropped the icon into the applications folder, exited Firefox completely and was successful at "ejecting" the drive so it left my desktop. The thing is, when I went back and opened Firefox, that drive thing came back and it asked me if I wanted to run the application or something like that. Is there any way I can get Firefox to open normally and run without that driver thing on the desktop.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: How To Remove Macintosh Hd Icon From Desktop

Feb 6, 2012

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Intel Mac :: How To Remove A Desktop Icon When It Says It Can't Be Deleted

Apr 22, 2012

How do you remove a desktop icon, when it says the icon cannot be deleted.  Tried to drag to trash but it can't be deleted?


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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Remove The Macintosh HD Icon From The Desktop?

May 30, 2012

Recently the icon for the Macintosh HD appeared on my desktop. It wasn't previously there so I've no idea why it has suddenly appeared. how I can get it off the desktop.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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OS X :: DL Drive Icon On Desktop?

Dec 23, 2010

I'm new to macs and haven't quit figured out what the icon on the desktop is after downloading something..the icon looks like a drive or what ever you call it.

Do you just keep those there or just eject them? Is there a way to DL items and not have that show up there each time?

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OS X :: How Do I Get Off A Hard Drive Icon From Desktop

Nov 30, 2009

I have the Mac Hard drive Icon on my desktop how do I get it off the desktop. I just do not want to see it so easily???

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Apr 8, 2012

Just got an 'Apple [OEM] Rom' super drive from OWC. Next: how does one install it nicely in the beige G3 case. I see plastic everywhere and am 'guessing’ there is some sort of detent or stop that you can click to slide the original drive out. But I don’t see it! So, is there some sort of tray or rack that will allow me to slide out the old and slide in the new?

PowerMac, Mac OS 9.2.x, Apple SuperDrive G3 Desktop

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Applications :: Cannot Remove Icon From ITunes

May 2, 2010

I recently installed iFlicks, which seemed to install some Scripts into Itunes and add this menu option. I have since removed iFlicks using appzapper, yet it has not been removed. I also looked in library/iTunes/ and found no folder with scripts or anything similar. My last attempt has been to install iFlicks again and uninstall, but to no avail.

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OS X :: Moving Hard Drive Icon On Desktop?

Aug 10, 2007

For whatever reason, my Hard Drive icon has moved itself down a spot on the OS X desktop. It's the only icon on the desktop and when I put it back in the upper right corner like it was originally it stays until I reboot and then it's moved back down a "spot." Anyone run into this funny behavior?

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OS X :: Stock Mac Hard Drive Desktop Icon

Jul 18, 2010

I need the stock Mac HDD desktop icon. Its the icon at the top right of this screen shot. [URL] Could someone please post a link or the file for me png format. I need it b/c i have 2 of them on my desktop b/c i have windows 7 on my mac too. I am going to modify the icon to have a transparent windows logo on top of the drive for my windows HDD. I will post the final product for any of u running both os x and windows on ur mac.

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Applications :: Remove Adium Dock Icon

Jun 3, 2009

Is there a way to remove adium's dock icon? It seems rather repetitive to have it both in the status bar and dock. I know I can remove the status bar icon, but I'm pressed for space on the dock. Any ideas? Thanks!

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Applications :: How To Remove Vmware Icon From Menu Bar?

Mar 13, 2010

I recently uninstalled vmware fusion and afterwards noticed that the little icon on my menu bar is still there.

I tried clicking on it to get to the "applications menu settings" section, where I could presumably remove this, but since I uninstalled it doesn't do anything.

I also tried holding command and dragging it off the menu bar - nothing.

My googling has given me solutions for it, but only if the software is still installed. Is there some way around having to re-install it to fix this? That would be a pain because I no longer have the disc.

Maybe there's some file I can delete or something I can kill via terminal?

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OS X :: Desktop Icons And Changed USB External Drive Icon

Nov 15, 2008

I was playing around with the desktop icons and changed the USB external drive icon. I would like to get back the original orange USB icon. I can't seem to find it on the iMac. Where is it stored so I may copy it?

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MacBook :: How To Know About White Drive Icon That Pops Up On Desktop

May 27, 2010

When I open VLC player, a white drive pops up on my desktop, how do I prevent/hide that icon from appearing?

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MacBook Pro :: Show Hard Drive Icon On Desktop?

Jun 9, 2012

How can I make the Hard Drive icon appear on my desktop?

Info:MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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MacBook Air :: External Drive Icon Not Displaying On Desktop?

Jun 18, 2012

How come external disks icon cannot be displayed on desktop of my macbook air?

MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Change The Desktop Icon For A MS-Dos Fat Formatted Flash Drive?

May 3, 2012

I have a bunch of flash drives I need to format for work, and we want to put our company logo as the icon for each drive.  We wanted to format them as MS-Dos Fat so that they'll be readable and writeable on both Mac and Windows computers.  But when I format them that way and change the icon, it displays as a generic preview JPEG image instead of the real image or even the default hard drive icon. 
I managed to fix it so the icon will display properly in Snow Leopard, but in Lion the drive still mounts with the generic Preview thumbnail. 

Is there any way I can easily format a flash drive so that a) it will be readable and writeable on Windows and OSX machines and b) have the icon for the drive appear correctly on Lion, Snow Leopard, and windows machines? 

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Removing Disk Drive Icon From Desktop But Leave It In Sidebar?

May 5, 2012

This should be easy but I can't seem to get it! 

My 3 year old keeps ejecting my drives because they exist as icons on the desktop. 

I'd like to remove those drive icons from my desktop but still show them as mounted in my finder sidebar. 

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.2), 16G of RAM, Pegasus R4

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Applications :: Remove App/folder Names On Your Desktop?

Jan 26, 2009

I want my desktop to simply be the icons. Reason being, i am using Kobhens theme, and would like to have the name be in the icon, and not repeated below. Any way of making the name transparent or anything else?

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Applications :: Different Icon Sizes On Desktop?

Feb 24, 2010

Are there any applications around that can do this?

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Applications :: Uninstalled Sophos - Icon Still On Desktop?

Sep 5, 2009

I have sophos on my mac and I've tried deleting the application by throwing it away into my bin. I searched as much as finder/spotlight can find about sophos and threw those away. But after restarting my mac, the sophos icon at the top is still there. How can I remove it completely?

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Applications :: ITunes Library On Desktop - Icon Missing?

Mar 4, 2009

I just moved my iTunes library from my laptop to my desktop. When I started itunes I noticed my applications had the name of the application but was missing the icon, i.e. showed an application icon and labeled below it was Pandora but was missing the Pandora icon. My music and movies were just fine. I right clicked on the file and selected get info. it returned "could not find original". I tried to sync and it deleted the applications from my iTouch. I see the application's icon when I bring up iTunes on my laptop.

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Applications :: Unable To Delete Yahoo Messenger Ghost Icon On Desktop

Jan 12, 2011

I'm trying to find a solution to an issue a family member it having with Yahoo Messenger and an iMac. The computer is an early release aluminum iMac, running Mac OS X Tiger 10.4.11. Yahoo Messenger is the most current version installed. A transparent image of the Messenger icon is on the dock and seems to be stuck between the dock's line near the trash can. It won't delete, even deleted the normal version of Messenger, shut down the computer and restarted it. The image was still on the dock. Are there Messenger files in other folders, that somehow didn't get deleted when the application was deleted, causing this?

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MacBook Pro :: How To Put The Safari Icon Onto Desktop But Not As A Short-cut Icon

Apr 6, 2012

I've just downloaded Safari 5.1.5 and want to create this icon on my desktop, however, I don't want it as a 'short-cut' icon but as the same icon I see on the docking station.I was previously able to do this with Safari 5.0.3.

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OS X :: DS_Store Showing Up On Desktop / Unable To Remove From Desktop

Jul 5, 2006

what is the .DS_Store file that is on my desktop and in many of my folders? can i move it, i have tried dragging it to a different folder, but it just pops up again, and it makes my desktop look all untidy!

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Intel Mac :: The Download Desktop Icon Went Up In Smoke On Desktop?

Jun 24, 2012

The download desktop icon went up in smoke and I can't get it back...before when I downloaded a file from email I could go on my tool bar and access the I can only get them in finder.  How can I get the download file icon back?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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Applications :: "@ Http" Folder / Icon At The Bottom On Desktop

Apr 4, 2010

I am new to this site, and I'm not very computer savvy as this is my first mac. Today I noticed a folder/icon at the bottom of my desktop that had the "@" symbol on it, and the letters "http" below it. My concern is, I don't know how it got there. When I clicked it, it went to a band website I go to. I guess I'm concerned with security and want to know if this is anything I should worry about being as I've never seen that little icon before. ty.

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Mac Pro :: Remove Icon In Top Bar?

May 14, 2012

How do I remove an icon of a program no longer installed out of top bar?

Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Applications :: PGP Disk Encryption - Remove Internal Drive

Mar 21, 2010

I have my internal hard drive (running 10.5) encrypted with PGP Whole Disk on my internal hard disk. I want to buy a new Mac and I have a full backup. Can I remove my internal drive, put it in an enclosure, connect it to another Mac with PGP installed, and mount it as a standard PGP encrypted whole disk?

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OS X :: Can I Remove The MobileMe Icon?

Oct 2, 2009

How can I remove the MobileMe icon ferom the right hand of my menubar?

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OS X :: How To Remove Mac Menu Bar Icon (10.5.2)

Feb 11, 2008

When I upgraded to 10.5.2 a .Mac icon was placed in the menu bar. I don't use .Mac so I'd like to get rid of it but I can't figure out how. Every other icon in the menu bar can be removed/changed via System Preferences except for the .Mac one as far as I can tell.

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OS X :: Can't Remove Icon From Menu Bar

Feb 23, 2009

I had to install RayV and now that I do not need it I would like to get rid of it. I removed it under system preferences at the bottom but I cannot seem to get rid of the icon on the menu bar. I cannot drag it out and am stumped at what to do. I even manually removed the plugins from the library.

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ICloud :: How To Remove The Icon

Feb 11, 2012

I have on the top of the screen of my mac a sign from the previous Mobileme that indicates that "no devices syncing".

How can I remove this icon from there?

When I add or edit a contact on my macbook, it doesn't update it on my iphone. It does update my macbook when editing a contacts on my iphone. Where it need to be set?

Macbook pro, Mac OS X (10.6.5)

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OS X :: Remove Apps Icon From Dock?

May 15, 2009

Is there anyway I can remove an application icon from the dock, even when the app is open? This particular app has an icon on the menu bar and I don't need it to be on both.

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OS X :: How To Remove Modem Icon In Menu Bar

Sep 20, 2009

I didn't use modem, but there's always a modem icon in menu bar, I don't know where it comes from. How can I remove it?

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OS X :: Trying To Remove Icon From Control Panel

Oct 29, 2009

I am new to Mac and need some help. I just installed norton antivirus for my mac and the software accidentally created duplicate icons in the top right control panel. I am wanting to delete one of these but haven't been successful. I already tried the command and drag off but they don't move, they are stuck there. Any remedies to this? How can I get them off the top right control panel?

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OS X :: Remove The Finder Icon To The Right Of The Dock?

Feb 18, 2010

Can you remove the finder icon on the dock?

I like mine to be 'minimalist'

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