Operation could not be competed. File exists


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Mac Book Pro 4,1 Mac OSX Version 10.6.7 I can not delete any of my email messages I get this 'unable to deliver your message' could not be moved to the mailbox "trash - frontier" The operation could not be completed. File exists. I am a tech-no-nothing... yesterday I could delete anything... why not today my startup disk is full I don't know how to unfill it and I have 8K emails I have to get rid of... anybody help me please
 
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8K email isn't going to be the real problem if your drive is full. If the drive is full you will have all manner of strange behaviour, make some space first.

I'd guess, Movies, Photos or Music.

Empty Trash, iPhoto has its own Trash so Empty Trash in there too. Then Finder Empty Trash again.
 

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