How do I stop my trash from emptying.. it is blocked and has been going on for hours.. this is so annoying. It won't let me close it, i can't restart the computer since it says there is a task going on, wait till completed to restart! Thank you.
try this: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3411, or hold the power button until it shuts off.
I found another method here, involving Terminal "killall finder"
Perhaps different means to the same end.
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