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Can't see icon on desktop

To eliminate the chance my kids might access important files/applications on my EXHD and trash or damage them thru their accounts on my Mac, I opened the "Info" (command I) and restricted their accessibility.
I was very careful not to check the box to negate my own accessibility thru my administrator account. However, at the next start up, the Acomdata drive icon did not show up on my desktop. I went to disk utilities, and while the drive is visible there and is recognized, I can't access it or get to any of the information... can you tell me how I can once again get the icon back and access the EXHD, and restrict it's use/access by other Users?

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Well..that is a function of the apple software, not the drive. So, go to www.apple.com

and post the answers will be in one of the forums on system preferences.

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