can't seem to securly delete 2 folders

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  1. Beecker, Feb 18, 2013
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2013

    Beecker macrumors member

    Beecker

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    #1
    I can't seem to securly delete 2 folders. A menu pops up saying the followed.



    It starts then stops.

    Anyone know of anything about this?

    Let me know
     

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  2. maflynn Moderator

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    #2
    Your picture is not coming through, please click on edit, go advanced, scroll down a bit and then click on Manage Attachments to attach the image.
     
  3. Swiss-G macrumors 6502a

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    Deleting locked files

    Hold the Option key while emptying the trash to force it to bypass file locks and empty the trash.

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1526?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US
     
  4. Beecker thread starter macrumors member

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