Can't delete Windows Pertition files in the trash..

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by NBK, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. NBK macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Hey boys.

    I have a WD external disk, to keep all my crap. In the past i had a Sony Vaio, before my shift to an iMac. So the Windows files on my WD disk, did I put in the trash. But now I cant delete the Windows files from the trash.

    I have tried to remove them with a "sucure erase" Cocktail and with the Terminal. sudo rm -r ./.Trash/

    Nothing I have tried can clean my trash. :confused:

    Help!

    NBK.
     
  2. webmunki macrumors newbie

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    #2
    Have you tried rm -rf ? (the f flag forces removal regardless of the files' permissions.)
     
  3. NBK thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Now I have. But their was no hit..
     

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