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    urgent mac issue Can i hide the Mac's hard drives in finder

    i dont know if this is possible but can i hide the mac's hard drives in finder as i do not want the kids browsing the local drives

    we have workgroup manager running can this be done

    i know that i can hide the drives from the desktop but i need to block all access to Makintosh HD and Bootcamp Dives

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    bigger problems here

    i have hidden the network part in finder (so I thought)

    but then i goto file open the devices list shows macbook1 this is the name of the machine can i remove this
    Last edited by round2it; 7th June 2011 at 02:49 PM.

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    Finder - > Preferences - > General tab - > Uncheck "Hard Disks"

    Does that help?


    Ohhhh and maybe look at the sidebar tab aswell

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    Name your windows partition starting with a dot. Mac HD should have permissions to stop damage etc...

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    not sure how viable this would be :

    https://discussions.apple.com/thread...readID=1988127

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    the issue with the drives has now been sorted

    i changed some settings in the plist for sidebar to set the drives to nevervisible

    i will try rename the bootcamp drive starting with a dot and see what happens

    thanks guys
    Last edited by round2it; 7th June 2011 at 03:32 PM.

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    As far as I am aware the dot solution does not work (didn't for me), however the solution found at How-To: Hide a Boot Camp Partition - Mac-Forums.com worked perfectly for me, for the purpose of hiding the BOOTCAMP partition.

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    the plist trick worked for me

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