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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Feb 18, 2012
    Problem emptying trash
    I tried posting this question earlier today. It looked like it
    worked but never appeared in the forum.

    I get this error message when I try to empty the trash bin:
    "The operation canít be completed because you donít have
    permission to access some of the items."

    I tried the sudo command found in a similar post, no go.
    Is Trash It legitimate? It's hard to know what to trust. I
    also tried holding down the control key, that didn't work.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. #2

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    Member Since
    Apr 26, 2008
    iPad Pro 12.9 latest iOS
    The files in the trash .... where did they come from ?
    If they came from an external device, then you need to connect that external device before emptying the trash.

    Cheers ... McBie
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  3. #3

    Member Since
    Feb 18, 2012

    Thanks for the reply. It's a folder, came from my desktop.
    No files show up when I open the folder.
    Any knowledge of Trash It software? It's on the Mac Update
    site and cnet as well.

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Feb 18, 2012
    This is strange. Just had another look in the trash bin, it's gone!

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