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Can't empty trash

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Howard Brazee Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jul 28, 2012 5:24 PM

My .trash directory won't empty - even after following directions in https://support.apple.com/kb/HT1526 .

 

It keeps telling me that applications are in use - applications that I haven't used ever or for a long time.

 

I tried first right before installing Mountain Lion and again after.

 

It is 34.6GB in size.

 

At one time, I tried deleting everything in a folder in it - and everything was moved out of the folder into the .trash directory.

OS X Mountain Lion, Home workgroup

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