Trash error -36

Discussion in 'macOS' started by NeuroEmp, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. NeuroEmp macrumors member

    Jul 27, 2010
    There's a bunch of files i can't delete from the trash bin. I tried trashit, that made all files 1kb. Tried the terminal and it doesn't work either.

    Says it can't read or write the files, i repared the permissions, nothing.
    What can i do?
  2. CMT macrumors regular


    Aug 24, 2009
    Try this: put the file in a convenient location and then
    cd ~/.Trash && sudo rm -rf <path>
    Changing `<path>' to the actual path, like ~/Desktop/<file> if it's on desktop.

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