trash and delete

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by DELINDA, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. DELINDA macrumors regular

    Jun 13, 2008
    Where does all the things go that I trash and delete ? Does it take up space ?
  2. decksnap macrumors 68040


    Apr 11, 2003
    When you empty the trash, that space gets allocated for re-writing of new files. They don't take up space, and aren't reflected in how much disk space you have left. Technically though, they are still there until they are overwritten.

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