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Old Apr 8, 2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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trying to empty trash but says "boom" app already running?

I am trying to delete my trash but this one app "boom" which is uninstalled says won't empty trash due to app already running? This is from my time machine hard drive what can I do?
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 08:12 PM   #2
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I am trying to delete my trash but this one app "boom" which is uninstalled says won't empty trash due to app already running? This is from my time machine hard drive what can I do?
You could try a re-boot, and then try emptying the trash again.
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 08:58 PM   #3
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You could try a re-boot, and then try emptying the trash again.
Yeah I did that as well tried before I even posted on this message board.
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Old Apr 15, 2013, 06:40 PM   #4
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still no luck
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Old Apr 15, 2013, 06:46 PM   #5
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is it perhaps still present and running do to a hidden part of it left over.
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Old Apr 15, 2013, 07:01 PM   #6
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is it perhaps still present and running do to a hidden part of it left over.
so what should I do?
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Old Apr 15, 2013, 08:53 PM   #7
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I would try two things:

1) Open Activity Monitor (it's in /Applications/Utilities/). Sort the list of processes by Process Name and see if you see a process called Boom or anything that could likely belong to Boom. If you find it, click Quit Process. Try to empty your trash again.

2) Open System Preferences. Click "Users and Groups". Click on your current user on the left and then click on the "Login Items" tab. If Boom is in the list, click on it an click the minus button to remove it from the list. Reboot, then try to empty your trash again.
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Old Apr 15, 2013, 10:15 PM   #8
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You may need to redownload the original application and use the uninstaller. I had a problem with this same equalisation application when it stopped my Mac outputting digital, even after I deleted the app, until I used the uninstaller.
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