|Feb 16, 2010, 11:42 PM||#1|
The item ".Trash" is in use right now and cannot be opened.
I was about to lose my mind.
A couple of days ago I found that I couldn't empty my trash.
I kept getting the error message in the title of this post.
Then, I did something that you'd never think would solve the problem, but for some reason it did.
I opened up the trash, did a Cmd-A to select all, then a Cmd-I to find out how (collectively) big all of these files were and when my Mac tried to access the files to see their size, they disappeared.
I have no idea why that was the thing that worked, but my Trash is empty and the paper in my trash icon is gone.
Just thought I'd share this because I know there are others out there that have tried everything as well. I'm not promising this will work for you, but what have you got to lose, right?
|Feb 17, 2010, 07:04 AM||#4|
Curious, if you have windows installed and you trash something doesn't it go into the windows recycle bin or no? I've never bothered with windows on my Mac. Sorry to derail, but I was curious and rebooting is the best option (which was said).
|Feb 17, 2010, 08:35 AM||#6|
|Feb 17, 2010, 04:34 PM||#7|
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