How to remove .Trashes file without permission

Discussion in 'macOS' started by vam, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. vam macrumors newbie

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    Jun 10, 2011
    #1
    i have a seagate GoFlex and i realize that when delete large files it will go to the .Trashes folder.

    I followed a video at youtube to download the tinkertool to find & open the folder but then it told me i have no permission to open it :eek:.

    Please help...thks alot ! :)
     
  2. brijazz macrumors 6502

    brijazz

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    Jul 31, 2008
    #2
    What is it that you're trying to accomplish? If you're trying to "bypass" the trash system when deleting from your external drive, take a look at a program called SmartTrash:

    http://www.hyperbolicsoftware.com/SmartTrash.html

    You'll be able to selectively delete items from the trashes produced by different volumes (ie emptying the trash from your external drive without emptying the trash from your internal drive).
     

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