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In this article: Desktop , features , Mac , Mac All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. Icons on the desktop make things look really cluttered, and Mac OS X has always embraced them for removable drives — but thankfully you can easily turn them off in the preferences page.

That External disks one is going to be the one you want — but note, when you mount a DMG file that is also considered an external disk as well. You can still access the external disks or any other devices by heading to Finder and looking at the sidebar.

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Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Don't show this again. Computers Mac hides your hard drive icons. Here's how to get them back Changing this one simple setting will make navigating your Mac much easier.