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Old Jan 28, 2008, 09:09 PM   #1
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Accidentally deleted Macintosh HD icon

how do i get it back?
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 09:12 PM   #2
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so where exactly did you delete it ?
Desktop, finder windows ... ?
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 09:16 PM   #3
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i don't think you can delete it, but i could be wrong, you probably just hid hard drives from appearing on your desktop
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 09:23 PM   #4
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i deleted it off the finder side bar, but it also disappeared off the desktop.
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 09:24 PM   #5
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Finder->Preferences->General->Show these items on desktop
Finder->Preferences->Sidebar
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 09:33 PM   #6
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thanx, that works for the finder but what about the desktop? it's not showing up

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Old Jan 28, 2008, 11:46 PM   #7
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Try and delete the file "com.apple.finder.plist" under your home/Library/Preferences/ and login again...

For references, see this http://www.macosg.com/group/viewtopic.php?t=6750
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http://discussions.apple.com/thread....94158&tstart=0
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Old Jun 14, 2010, 01:30 AM   #8
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thanx, that works for the finder but what about the desktop? it's not showing up
Maybe it didn't work but I was just checking you knew the Preferences thing in the reply above yours said how to get it back on the desktop as well as the sidebar. :Lhttp://cdn.macrumors.com/vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
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Maybe it didn't work but I was just checking you knew the Preferences thing in the reply above yours said how to get it back on the desktop as well as the sidebar. :Lhttp://cdn.macrumors.com/vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
2 year old thread and the poster you quoted hasn't been around for over 6 months. What is it with so many first-time posters reviving dead threads as their first (and many times, only) post?
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2 year old thread and the poster you quoted hasn't been around for over 6 months. What is it with so many first-time posters reviving dead threads as their first (and many times, only) post?
Maybe it's because the first post date is not that obvious, especially for a newbie.
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Old Jan 7, 2013, 03:21 PM   #11
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Deleted logo/symbols

I accidentally deleted a symbol from my finder. it was a silver ball and you would usually see it in Office Word - notebook format. I deleted it off from my finder along with other files and now my Word look very weird and there are random logos which became substitutes for missing logos. What should i do???
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Old Jan 7, 2013, 03:28 PM   #12
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I accidentally deleted a symbol from my finder. it was a silver ball and you would usually see it in Office Word - notebook format. I deleted it off from my finder along with other files and now my Word look very weird and there are random logos which became substitutes for missing logos. What should i do???
Look into the "trash can" and restore from there ... Don't empty the trash !
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