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If I try to drag something into the dock it disappears...

...in a strange little puff of 'smoke', I'm also unable to drag anything into the trash bin, the icon just pops back into the dock, again in a little puff of 'smoke'...any ideas ?

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  • lyndaxallawa Jan 13, 2009

    No the dock at the bottom of the desktop where all the icons sit..ie iphoto, itunes etc. I want to put a file in the dock for easy access and delete another one but it wont allow me to ...help ! 

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    Arun Prakash Mishra May 11, 2010

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Drag the file you are trying to put into the dock to the right of the silver line at the right of the dock. The file you want to delete, let it disappear in the 'puff of smoke' and then go into Macintosh HD and find the file and drag it over the trash icon. I hope it works!


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