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I've saved a PDF to the Desktop, but Finder will not allow it to be erased. How can I move it to Trash and erase it?

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Can you explain the process that you are attempting to use to delete the file? –  Nathan Greenstein Jan 14 '12 at 15:58
    
Also, is Finder giving you an error message? If not, what exactly is it doing that tells you it's not letting you move the file to the Trash? –  Matt Love Jan 14 '12 at 18:27
    
If you're familiar with the Terminal you can use the rm command and drag and drop the file into the Terminal window after the command. Be careful with this. –  afragen Jan 14 '12 at 19:41
    
If it was an incomplete .download file created by Safari, those are usually removed after logging out and back in. –  ؘؘؘؘ Jan 17 '12 at 2:23

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