Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by craigystylz, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. craigystylz macrumors newbie

    Jul 8, 2010
    ok so i am new to macbooks. i have a late model 09 macbook pro and i accidently deleted the macintosh hd icon off the desktop. So i than prceded to open up my documents folder and seen in the left column that there was a macintosh icon there . I went to drag it on the destop thinking it would add it back and it went poof and now it is gone.. i can still spotlight search for it and open it that way. but it just does not feel right lol... is this a bad thing and how can i recover it or get it back on my desktop and documents folder??:confused:
  2. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    Finder > Preferences > General > show HDD icons on Desktop
    Finder > Preferences > Sidebar

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    Have you also taken a look at MRoogle, since that question has been asked several times?

    Also have a look at the following links, as the information presented there might be helpful in your future endeavours into Mac OS X and could clear up initial confusion and may even prevent harm to your system or your files.

    Mac OS X Basics
    Switch 101 - guide with articles made by Apple on how to accustom yourself, after you switched to Mac OS X from Windows​

    Mac 101 - How to get started with Mac OS X​

    Find out how - tutorial videos made by Apple on how to do certain thing in Mac OS X​

    Pro tips - tips made available by Apple for easier ways of doing certain tasks​

    Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts - Learn about common Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts.​

    Mac OS X Beginner's Guide by MacRumors - learn about software, media players, shortcuts and some useful tips, tricks and hints​

    Mac Guides - tutorials, product guides and more​

    MRoogle - a very effective tool to search these fora using Google and made available by edesignuk, introductory threads: 1, 2 and 3

  3. craigystylz thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 8, 2010
    wow much appreciated i will do this when i get home from work..

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