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Hi guys,

I'm having a little difficulty in clearing my trash for some reason.

It seems to be perpetually stuck like this:



Can someone help me out?

Thanks in advance.
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Have you tried rebooting the machine? Repairing permissions? If neither works and the trash still refuses to empty, try downloading and running "Force Empty Trash" a free application from here.

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Ctrl+Shift Click the trash can => Secure Empty Trash.

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I tried the "Secure Empty Trash" method already but it still didn't work.

However, the free app "Force Empty Trash" did seem to do the trick.

Thanks guys.
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