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So I was deleting a bunch of things off my hard drive earlier, and somehow I got a folder in there that shouldn't be there (I'm assuming).

Every time I got to empty it, I get the following message:

"The operation cannot be completed because the item "Database.sqlite3" is in use."

This leads me to believe that I accidentally put it in my recycle bin. I have no clue what it is even. It's a folder that says, "Database." And when I double click on that, there's a file in there called Database.sqite3.

I'm a fairly new macbook user. I know in the Windows recycle bin, there was something you can click on to get files in there back to their original home. Is there a way I can do that on a Mac?

Thanks in advance for your help!
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I had the same file when i uninstalled some of my old apps. which I had stopped using for ages. Just restart your mac & then do the empty trash. It should empty it straight away.

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