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CD burn icon won't go away!

1559 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Apr 21, 2013 8:58 AM by sanjampet RSS
Mirrorman Calculating status...
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Jan 26, 2011 3:57 AM
A fortnight ago I loaded a blank DVD into my drive but after dragging two files over to the disc I decided I didn't want to burn it after all and ejected the disc. Ever since then I've had a yellow and black 'Untitled DVD' icon in my 'Places' list, alongside Desktop, my user folder and Documents. It won't go away, even when there's no DVD in the drive. Is there any chance I can make the icon go away.
Quad Core 2.93GHz, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
  • Matt Clifton Level 7 Level 7 (26,930 points)
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    Jan 26, 2011 5:50 AM (in response to Mirrorman)
    You can manually drag it out of the Finder window and let it go - it'll disappear.

    Matt
    MacBook Pro (13" Mid 2010), Mac Pro (Early 2008), iPhone 3G, Mac OS X (10.6.5)
  • Alex_miksa Calculating status...
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    Jan 26, 2011 5:52 AM (in response to Matt Clifton)
    Like he said, that should take care of it... if it doesn't I just have another suggestion does it have an eject icon beside it by any chance? But if its in places you should be able to click on it drag it of and literally poof gone.
    MBP 13, Mac OS X (10.6.6), 8gb g.skill ram cl 7, g.skill 120gb SSD with sanforce firmware
  • vorsi25 Calculating status...
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    Jul 23, 2012 10:44 PM (in response to Alex_miksa)

    I've been having the same problem, but none of those options work.  If I try to drag it away, it just bounces back.

  • emmy99 Calculating status...
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    Apr 20, 2013 4:24 PM (in response to vorsi25)

    Same here. I tried ejecting it and tried dragging it. It's just stuck there and won't go away. So annoying! Anyone have any ideas? thank you.

  • sanjampet Level 5 Level 5 (6,880 points)
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    Apr 21, 2013 8:58 AM (in response to emmy99)

    Try holding command and dragging it to the trash.  If no joy try, Going to your home folder>Library>Preferences - delete/trash the files labeled "com.apple.finder.plist" and "com.apple.sidebarlists.plist" and then restart your computer.  Empty the trash once you reach the desktop.  The untitled dvd folder & burn icon should now be gone from the Finder sidebar.  Hope this helps

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