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How do I get to the Macintosh HD, or the root folder, from Finder in Lion? It no longer appears in the favorites section.

I know I can open it from Terminal, but I want to do it in Finder easily like I could in 10.6.

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Disks have been removed from the Finder sidebar by default, however you can easily reenable these. In Finder go to File > Preferences and then to the Sidebar tab. There you can choose what gets displayed in your sidebar.

Finder Preferences

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Yes, but Macintosh HD isn't in that list. –  Philip Walton Jul 21 '11 at 23:06
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It's included under Hard disks in the devices section. You can then Command + Drag the Macintosh HD from Devices to Favorites in the Finder window if you would like after turning Hard disks on. –  David Barry Jul 21 '11 at 23:09
    
Ahhh, thanks a lot! –  Philip Walton Jul 21 '11 at 23:13
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Shift-Cmd-C is how I do it. You can also use the "Go" menu in Finder and choose the "Computer" option.

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