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My trash won't empty on my macbook pro, what do I do?

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taytay13 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Sep 27, 2012 10:29 AM

First off, my trash has been 'emptying' for over two days now and the status bar has not moved at all.

Secondly, when I try to stop emptying, it will just say emptying and not do anything.

Thirdly, my mac will not restart unless I exit out of the finder (trash) but because it will not stop emptying I cannot restart unless I hold down the power button.

 

How do I fix this and/or get the trash to empty?

I currently have 581 files waiting to be deleted, is it because I have so many items?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
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