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Archived - Mac OS X v10.6: How to show your hard drive icon on the desktop

Learn how you can make your hard drive icon appear on the desktop.

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  1. In the Finder, choose Preferences from the Finder menu.
  2. Click the General icon on the toolbar.
  3. Select "Hard disks" in the "Show these items on the desktop:" section.
  4. Close the Finder Preferences window.
Last Modified: Feb 26, 2014
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