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sorry, have another question for you guys. I have some files i am trying to delete out of trash but they are a locked file and trash won't let me delete. is there a way to delete those files? im logged in as a admin, but still wont let me. Any ideas?

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Select all the locked files and open the Inspector window for the files by pressing Option-Command-I (or right-clicking and holding the Option key then clicking Show Inspector) and uncheck the Locked option under General.
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sweeeet thank you very much it worked.

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