I don't even know how, but this Macintosh HD logo is stuck on my desktop, and it wasn't like that a couple of days ago. Don't see anyway to remove it or eject it from Desktop.

Thanks (;

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Go to Finder's preferences and on its General tab under "Show these items on the desktop:", uncheck: Hard disks

Finder's preferences


You can remove all icons from you desktop by typing

defaults write com.apple.finder CreateDesktop false
killall Finder

in the terminal. This gives you a clean desktop.


defaults write com.apple.finder CreateDesktop true
killall Finder

retuns the items to you desktop.

  • why the downvote. this works??
    – Natsfan
    Apr 1 '20 at 19:49

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