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    RGertner's Avatar
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    May 06, 2005
    Poughquag, NY
    Recovered Files in trash
    Here's a quick question. How come everytime I reboot my iMac, when it completes the reboot, I always have a folder in my trash called "Recovered Files"


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    rman's Avatar
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    Dec 24, 2002
    Los Angeles, California
    My guess would be that, you have an application that is running when you reboot your system. The system aborts the application.
    Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, It's about learning to dance in the rain!

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    I had the same thing on my ibook. Since I upgraded to 10.4.1 I can not recreate the folder. I really don't know what was causing it in the first place. If anyone has any ideas I would like to know.

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    Member Since
    Dec 28, 2003
    Long Island, NY
    Same problem....

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    torchy's Avatar
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    Aug 25, 2004
    New Zealand
    Not a problem ~ Tiger is supposed to do that,
    As a for instance Safari crashes > OK restart. Crashes again > try again and Safari renames the plist file and boots as default with a new plist file. The old folder gets put in the trash.
    Update to 4.1 and the old file gets put in the trash too.
    ~ 13" MacBook Air. OSX 10.9 ~ iPad 2 & iPhone ~

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