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Old Apr 29, 2012, 11:18 AM   #1
Nlynn527
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Emptying Trashcan

I am at a loss. I was cleaning up my hard drive and throwing away documents and other things I no longer need. I had a duplicate of a document and move it to the trash can. When I click empty trash can, everything else disappears but this one document. I get an error message saying the action can not be completed cause the document is in use. It is a MS Word document and I made sure to completely close out of Word. I can not figure out how to delete this document. help! lol
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 11:19 AM   #2
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Tried logging off and logging back in again and then emptying the Trash?
Tried restarting and then emptying the Trash?

You can't empty the Trash or move a file to the Trash and Solving Trash Problems
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 11:22 AM   #3
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Yes i tried restarting, and logging off.
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 05:20 PM   #4
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this happened to me once and it happened to be because Safari was still trying to download the document... so if its a document you tried downloading from Safari, try to clear out your download list
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