|Jan 25, 2013, 01:07 AM||#1|
cannot delete files on 10.7.5
Every time i'm trying to delete a folder or a file, finder prompts for my user password and the file/folder disappears but it doesn't go in trash and the space is not freed up from the hd.
I tried with verify/repair disk permissions but it didn't help.
I didn't make any changes before this, everything worked normal.
|Jan 25, 2013, 01:12 AM||#2|
For problems deleting items or emptying the trash, you may find some useful ideas here. Be sure to restart your Mac, as the files may be already deleted.
|Jan 25, 2013, 01:43 AM||#3|
fixed with this:
1. Reboot the computer.
2. Login with the troubled user account
3. Open 'Terminal'
sudo rm -frv ~/.Trash
Note: This removes the old ".Trash" directory and all files and folders in it.
mkdir -v ~/.Trash
Note: This creates a new ".Trash" directory in your home folder.
Note: This kills/restarts Finder
5. Close Terminal.
6. Reboot Computer.
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