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So, if need be, shut down, reboot and try again, and then see if it's empty.

Post again if you need help.
 
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Computer hung up transferring trash

It will not allow me to shut down as long as this system is open.
 
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Your problem description is pretty sparse, so if the Mac is frozen, get it to Force Quit.

Press and hold the start/power button for 20+ seconds if needed to get it to shut down. Then try booting up after waiting 20 seconds or so. Just might fix the problem.
 
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I used force quit and it solved the problem.
Thanks for the help

Glad to hear it worked and helped. Keep it and use it the next time as well, if needed.
And I won't refuse a click on the "Add to…reputation" icon at the top right of the suggestion window. ;)
 

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Hi bjorgan40, is your trash bin empty now? If not you may have an ongoing problem. This happened to a client of mine who tried to Trash some Time Machine Backups.:\
 

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