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recovered files in trash

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Mar 28, 2013 8:47 AM

Why do revered files keep showing up in my trash folder? There are two folders (recoverd files and recovered files# 1) that keep coming back in my trash folder no matter how many times I delete them.

  • Eustace Mendis Level 7 Level 7 (24,595 points)
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    Mar 28, 2013 11:38 AM (in response to Ptrt768)

    Just empty the trash, and try to live with the issue. This is what Apple has to say on the subject.


    The recovered files are temporary files used by Mac OS X applications. Usually temporary files are deleted by an application when it no longer needs them. If an application quits unexpectedly, the temporary files may not be deleted by the application.


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