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Tech198
Apr 8, 2013, 10:48 PM
Hi all..

I am unable to remove this file.

If i knew where is was on the Mac I would use Terminal, but Get Info shows no info.



mrapplegate
Apr 9, 2013, 10:32 AM
In the Finder can you select Show Status bar from the view menu?
It should show the path in the status bar when you click on the file.
Then delete.

GimmeSlack12
Apr 9, 2013, 10:36 AM
Does clicking the file and hitting Command-R (Open Enclosing Folder) show it's location?

GGJstudios
Apr 9, 2013, 10:40 AM
Hi all..

I am unable to remove this file.

If i knew where is was on the Mac I would use Terminal, but Get Info shows no info.
If you haven't already done so, begin by restarting your Mac. That resolves many problems with deleting files. The file may already be gone.

For problems deleting items or emptying the trash, you may find some useful ideas here:
You can't empty the Trash or move a file to the Trash (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1526)
Solving Trash Problems (http://www.thexlab.com/faqs/trash.html)
Can't move files to trash (https://discussions.apple.com/message/15845135#15845135)
Can't Empty Trash on a Mac (http://www.lancelhoff.com/cant-empty-trash-on-a-mac/)
Trash It! (http://www.nonamescriptware.com/trash-it-5-1-now-available/)

balamw
Apr 9, 2013, 11:21 AM
Another helpful tip is that you can drag a file from a Finder window to a Terminal window to copy its filename. ;)

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Tech198
Apr 9, 2013, 04:36 PM
If you haven't already done so, begin by restarting your Mac. That resolves many problems with deleting files. The file may already be gone.

ok thanks. this worked.