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I can't delete an alias/ icon from my system.

162 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 19, 2012 2:21 PM by William Boyd, Jr. RSS
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I was moving a file from my Time Capsule to my Mac Pro when my Mac Pro locked up. I powered off and now have a file in the finder that shows up under "all files" as a movie but its an icon that cant be deleted or moved or opened. I get this error  " The alias “filea.wmv” can’t be opened because the original item can’t be found." when I double click it. I tried linking to the original file by "fixing the alias" and i get a -43 error.


Any help would be awesome! :-)

MacBook Pro with Retina display, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • William Boyd, Jr. Level 6 Level 6 (10,475 points)
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    Nov 19, 2012 2:21 PM (in response to DTrem5)

    Your problem seems to be more related to OS X than to your Time Capsule.  As a result, your post would probably have been better posted in the section for your version of OS X.


    That said, are you willing to try a command in a Terminal session to fix that problem?


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