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Hard disk icon on the move

The icon of the hard disk has changed its position from the right top of the screen to near by the bin icon in the dock. do i have a problem? what can i do?

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It may have done this in an update for some reason. Nothing to be alarmed about, just move it back to where it used to be.

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You have changed the name of the drive. Mac desktop works on alphabetised lists.

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