Remove HDD icon from desktop

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  1. JohnLT13, Jan 6, 2013
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    JohnLT13

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    #1
    Ive tried to no avail to remove the HDD drive from my desktop.
    Im sure its simple, but its making me nuts. TIA


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    #2
    Finder>preferences> uncheck show hd on desktop
     
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    stridemat

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    #3
    Make sure you have 'Finder' in the top left of your screen and then press CMD+,

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    The deselect the HDD box.
     
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    Its showing you that your hard drive is really far out, man (said in my best Cheech and Chong voice)
     
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    How does that help, if the item is showing on the Desktop and not the Sidebar? For that one has to go to Finder > Preferences > General > Show these items on the Desktop
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