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Deleting files completely on sticks

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Canada Mike Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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Dec 8, 2012 11:08 AM

Hi,

When I delete files from a USB stick or portable drive, they are gone, but the space is not recoverd. This means I need to go to Disk Utility to erase the disk and recover the space. Is there a quicker way to do this? Perhaps an Info setting?

 

TIA

 

Michael

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6), iPhone4; intel iMac 24" 3.06;Macbook Air 13"; iMac 20"; MacBook

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