msn question

ctsport1234

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Mar 15, 2005
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Hi guys, i am a recent convert so please bear with me.

I downloaded the most recent update of msn messenger and now whenever i open it, a msn icon (hd icon) shows up on my desktop. Is this normal? Because none of my other programs does this? MSN works fine btw.

Thanks!
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ctsport1234

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Mar 15, 2005
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liketom said:
drag the icon to the apps folder in the finder ,
I've tried doing that but it just creates a shortcut in the apps folder and the msn icon is still on my desktop. :( Also note, I can "eject" the icon in finder and it goes away.. but when i open msn again it comes back to my desktop.
:confused:
 

Nickygoat

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ctsport said:
I've tried doing that but it just creates a shortcut in the apps folder and the msn icon is still on my desktop. :( Also note, I can "eject" the icon in finder and it goes away.. but when i open msn again it comes back to my desktop.
:confused:
Have you tried Adium? messenger is a piece of junk - leaving files all over the place. Adium will let you connect to MSN no problem.
 

killmoms

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Jun 23, 2003
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ctsport said:
I've tried doing that but it just creates a shortcut in the apps folder and the msn icon is still on my desktop. :( Also note, I can "eject" the icon in finder and it goes away.. but when i open msn again it comes back to my desktop.
:confused:
That means you're launching a disk image, not the program itself. Copy the MSN program inside that disk image to your Applications folder and then eject the disk image and trash it. That's how a lot of software is distributed in OS X.