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Cannot empty trash. Can anyone help please?


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When I try to empty trash amessage appears- "The operation cannot be completed because the item '3100etc.jpg is locked." I have gone into this file and unlocked it. Any ideas?
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Try loging out, or restarting.
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Try loging out, or restarting.
Doesn't work.
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http://www.thexlab.com/faqs/trash.html

Try some of the suggestions on this page.
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http://www.thexlab.com/faqs/trash.html

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Thanks. Holding option key down worked

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