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Hello,

There are some strange items in my trash that can't be deleted. I can delete other files that are in my trash but these items are not moving anywhere.

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Hi, on this page you'll most likely find a solution to your problem.

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Didn't work.
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Open Terminal type "rm -rf " (don't type the quotes and include a space at the end).
Then drag the stubborn file from the Trash to the Terminal window.
The path to the file will appear in the Terminal window. Hit Return and the file should disappear.

If that gives you no love then maybe downloading iShred Express will.
It's a simple drag and drop app.

I hope this will work

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