Can't empty trash can

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  1. Nille

    Nille New Member

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    I keep having problems when I try to empty my trash can. It always stopps and tell me that it can not be don because "Preferences" are in use or library or something else.
    What can I do?
     
    Nille, Aug 11, 2017
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    Cory Cooper Moderator

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    Hello,

    -What version of OS X?
    -Have you tried restarting the Mac, then attempting to empty the Trash?
    -What are the files that are "stuck" in the Trash?

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    Cory Cooper, Aug 11, 2017
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    Hello,

    Also really need to know the exact message and as Cory said which files are stuck, and are you happy using terminal?
     
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