Hello, I've been having a few problems with Leopard. The first problem is that I can no longer eject external drives or disk images. (I've tried relaunch finder dumping finder.plists and sidebarlists.plists, resetting PRAM, dumping various plists reinstalling the combo update etc. and nothing works). Secondly I don't see disks on my desktop when I insert them and I have CD's and DVD's set to open finder for blank disks. I have no preferences option under finder. When I click the Finder tab there is no preferences listed there. It just has: About Finder, Secure Empty Trash faded out, Services, Hide Finder, Hide Others, Show All (faded out). I realize I'm also missing the Empty Trash along with the Preferences. How do I get this back? I got it solved thanks to DeltaMac. I just opened Onyx and went to OnyX/Parameters/Finder put a check in the box next to Show Preferences item and also Show Empty Trash item and logged out and back in again and both things show up now. If only I could solve the problem of not being able to eject disk images or external disks from the desktop. S.