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    Oct 19, 2009
    Unhappy Emptying the trash
    I have a white Macbook that is about 6 months old. I have upgraded to Snow Leopard, and one of the things I have noticed is when I try to empty my trash, it is VERY slow. Sometimes it takes about 10 mins before it finishes. Why is this? I have a friend who I have helped on their Macbook, and when I've emptied their trash it emptied it right away, no delay. What is the problem? Mine is almost always consistent in taking "forever" to delete.

    Any help would be appreciated.

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    Aug 06, 2004
    2GHz Mac Mini 2GB RAM 160GB 10.6.2 | MDD DP 1.25GHz G4 1.5GB RAM 10.4.11 | 233MHz iMac G3 10.3.9
    Common problem - go to the Finder pulldown menu, then Preferences... and uncheck Empty Trash Securely

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