Trash/Finder issues

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Rjlang, Feb 7, 2015.

  1. Rjlang macrumors newbie

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    When I open my trash bin, Finder is in the trash. Does anyone know why or how I can fix it? I am new to Mac :)
     
  2. Gregg2 macrumors 603

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    Wow! I don't even know how that is possible. What OS do you have?

    I still use 10.6.8 and the only Finder icon I can find is in the Dock. I can't drag it anywhere, and there is no Delete option. If you manage to delete Finder, you don't have a functioning computer left.
     
  3. Rjlang thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I know. Finder is still in the Dock and fully functional, just when I open my trash, it's in there too. Is there a way you can restore files from the trash?
     
  4. CrickettGrrrl macrumors 6502a

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    Right click on the file in Trash, there should be a menu with the option of "Put Back".
     

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