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deleting a file

222 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Jan 1, 2013 5:31 PM by AChar RSS
Theodorus57 Calculating status...
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Sep 28, 2012 2:03 AM

I can't delete a file from the trash.

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion
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    Sep 28, 2012 3:08 AM (in response to Theodorus57)

    There are some steps here you may try.

    You can't empty the Trash or move a file to the Trash

  • AChar Calculating status...
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    Jan 1, 2013 5:31 PM (in response to Theodorus57)

    Since that didn't solve your question, I wonder if I something I figured out can help. I couldn't empty my trash because of files that I was unable to open, etc. Though I can't be sure its the problem you are having. I have VMWare fusion so I guess some of these files were somehow saved as Windows files. When I opened VMWare fusion and had my Windows Machine on, when I emptied my trash, all the files finally deleted completely. If for any reason you have a Windows machine on your computer with VMWare fusion, that could be the problem. Anyhow, in case someone else comes by and that is their problem, I thought it was worth sharing, but hope it helped you too.


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