Macintosh OS/Hard drive icon


I have a new iMac and at some point the hard drive stop showing up on the desk top or under "go/computer" in the file min. I see it over the net and I can open a new finder window of it.I have tried going to the finder/preference/show hard disk, and also under the sidebar.
I also Have reloaded the OS.

Kevin D.

I see some other people with the same problem here:

I see for one person, they had to buy the program DiskWarrior from Alsoft to fix the problem - but that seems extreme (although I love DiskWarrior myself).

I'm surprised reloading the OS didn't find the problem.

I'm not sure what to suggest next.


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I can answer most Mac and related questions. I still use OS 9 from time to time as well as OS X 10.4 through 10.7. Let me know me what model Mac you use and what version of OS X you use since many times it is helpful to know (10.5/Leopard, 10.7/Lion, etc).


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