I'm using a MacBook Pro, Snow Leopard. I hit secure empty trash on the Finder menu. It took a while to get the thing done, so I just thought "wow, this musta been one fat trash can". The next day, I ...
On the few occasions I've tried using secure empty trash, it takes forever (I hear this is normal) but when it's in progress it counts the number of items to delete incorrectly. I put one file in the ...
I've been running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 for months. For some reason today I lost the ability to "regular" empty the trash. When I right-click the trash from the dock and select "Empty Trash" I'm ...
My wife saw the folder 'all documents' in Finder and decided to move it all to the trash. Now we have over 9,000 files in the trash and I haven't been able to find a way to put back everything with ...
In Snow-Leopard: Is it possible to search in the Trash, and sort deleted files by date of deletion?
I deleted a file last week (a PDF in this case). While I'm able to reconstruct the information I need in this case, I'd like to take precautions against this happening again. Is there anything built ...
I just ran out of disk space and I have like 15GB in my trash. Is there a way to not keep items older than say 7 days or limit the size of the Trash? I need a way to automatically keep this managed. ...
I've inadvertently deleted my thunderbird.dmg & then emptied the trash. Doh! Is there any way I can restore that particular file? I'm running Mac OS X Version 10.6.4 on a macbook pro.