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Old Feb 4, 2013, 01:45 PM   #1
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Question Empty Trash - Why does it popup Finder windows?

When I right-click on the trash can and choose "Empty Trash" why does OSX pop up any previously-minimized Finder windows onto my screen? They have nothing to do with what I'm doing - why are they now on my screen?
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 01:50 PM   #2
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When I right-click on the trash can and choose "Empty Trash" why does OSX pop up any previously-minimized Finder windows onto my screen? They have nothing to do with what I'm doing - why are they now on my screen?
The Trash is accessed via Finder, so when you empty the trash, you're making Finder the active app, which brings any non-minimized windows to the front.
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 01:53 PM   #3
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The Trash is accessed via Finder, so when you empty the trash, you're making Finder the active app, which brings any non-minimized windows to the front.
Makes sense. Kind of annoying. Thanks for the reply.
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