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Can't delete file in trash


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Hi, what free apps can I use to find out why I cant delete this file?
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Try Secure Empty Trash, no joy try a reboot and if still no joy download a copy of Onyx. Is there any chance the file is open preventing Trash from emptying?
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try holding the option (I think) key down while clicking the trash and choosing empty trash.

sometimes a log out or restart helps also
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Try this. I think I found it on here so don't thank me!

Open the Terminal Application (in Utilities folder) and type:

cd ~/.Trash
<hit return>

sudo rm -rf

Put a space after the f and drag the item you want deleted to the terminal so that its path is automatically entered, then press return.

Give it your admin password and hit return.
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I still cant get rid of this file "Xerox WorkCentre 4150.plugin". I have tried Onyx restart, shutdown overnight, terminal, but every time I empty trash I get the
"The operation cannot be completed because the item "wiJWXHWMkj7wr" is in use" warning. Can someone Help me Please!
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