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imac2night 10-04-2011 02:11 PM

Folder cannot be deleted in Finder sidebar
 
I moved a folder to the finder sidebar under favorites then accidentally erased files in original folder. Now message appears "xxxxxx can’t be opened because the original item can’t be found." when I try to delete or drag folder to trash bin. I am just trying to get rid of the folder, don't care about the files.

I am running Lion on an iMac

chscag 10-04-2011 07:35 PM

Hold down your "Command" key and drag the folder to the desktop and drop it there. It should go "Poof" and disappear.

imac2night 10-04-2011 08:11 PM

Roger that chscag, "poof" technique worked great, couldn't get rid of it any other way. Thanks.


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