Removing App Installers

Issue/Question

How do I remove an app installer on my desktop?

Cause

Installers appear on the desktop when opening a DMG (disk image) file, allowing the operating system to verify the contents of the file before placing the app in the Applications folder or another location on the computer.

Resolution

  1. Drag the desktop icon for the installer to the (Trash) in your dock.
  2. Locate the original DMG file, generally in your Downloads folder and drag it to the (Trash) in your dock.

Details

Article ID: 3570
Created
Mon 4/27/20 11:32 AM
Modified
Mon 5/4/20 12:52 PM