Secure Empty Trash

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i needed to use "secure empty" once for some sensitive data, and i can't get out of it; now every time i empty the trash it uses secure empty and takes forever. i'm on a macbook. suggestions please?
thanks!
 

chscag

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Finder -> Preferences -> Advanced tab. Remove check from box that states "Empty Trash securely". Log out and log in again.
 
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thanks!

thank you chscag! :D
 

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