Application showing on desktop

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by braindmg, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. braindmg macrumors newbie

    Sep 3, 2009
    On my desktop the little disk image icons are coming up when i open certain applications. I wanna make them disappear, but still be able to see ipods, cds, and external drives.

    Also(somewhat irrelevant), occasionally when i open firefox, it asks me to drag it in the applications folder, but it's already there. please help. its so annooying

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  2. jmann macrumors 604


    Dec 8, 2007
    bump on a log in a hole in the bottom of the sea
    If it is already in the Applications folder, than drag that firefox icon on the desktop (it's called a disc image), to the trash to eject it, and then delete that .DMG file, and you'll never see it again. :)
  3. MacKiddyWiddy macrumors 6502

    Aug 18, 2009
    drag them to the bin to eject them, you'll still have the apps, but those dmgs will be gone

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