Need help regarding the Trash on OSX Leopard

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by kleptobizmol, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. kleptobizmol macrumors member

    kleptobizmol

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    So my friend replaced his internal hard drive on his dell and he used my external hard drive to save files he needed. Well, he also put some windows files of some sort on there and now i can't empty it out of my trash. Any ideas?
     
  2. PhixionFilms macrumors 6502

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    Hold option then delete. It will force delete.
     
  3. kleptobizmol thread starter macrumors member

    kleptobizmol

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    i tried and it didn't work. i'm the admin and it says i don't have sufficient privileges to delete it.
     
  4. Chase817 macrumors member

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  5. Darth.Titan macrumors 68030

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    Actually you may need
    Code:
    sudo rm -rf ~/.Trash/*
     
  6. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040

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