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Can't Move Files to Trash

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Using Snow Leopard, when we try to move a file to trash, we are prompted to enter the system password, but when we do so it still will not move the file to trash. Suggestions?
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try dragging the file to the trash can. if thats what you have been doing then try the
cmd + <-- key combo
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do you have the files locked? press Option + I and check. Alternatively you can read this tread and try deleting the files using terminal.

You can't empty the Trash or move a file to the Trash
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