On MAC with Snow Leopard, how do I get the startup disk to show on the desktop?

Posted on 2009-12-31
Last Modified: 2013-11-08
Just got a new IMAC with OS X 10.6.2.

I noticed there was no icon on the desktop for the boot drive, which I am used to seeing.

I tried to make an alias for it but the system would not let me, so, my question is, is there a way to put an alias / shortcut for the system drive on the desktop???
Question by:syd_rabin
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    Click on the desktop to make sure you are in Finder.

    Pull down the Finder menu to Preferences, then check the box to Show Hard Disks on Desktop.

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