Emptying from trash not working

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by sphuyal, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. sphuyal macrumors member

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    #1
    Hi guys,

    I have this folder in my trash which i am damn sure is not in use. Every time i try to empty trash it says item is in use.

    how to resolve this issue?

    Thanks in advance for reply
     
  2. alienapp macrumors member

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    #2
    try holding down the cmd key while emptying trash.
     
  3. scienide09 macrumors 65816

    scienide09

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    #3
    Nope, not the command key.

    Hold down the alt/option key while clicking on "empty trash". Let us know if that works.
     
  4. sphuyal thread starter macrumors member

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    Not working. I am trying solution in this thread. Cos i also get this folder when i connect my external hdd.
     
  5. MacDawg macrumors P6

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  6. Batt macrumors 65816

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