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Once putting the large files in the trash, use the function 'secure empty trash'. This completely erases the files from your hard drive and there is not way of getting it back. Alternatively, you could get this app form the mac app store called Disk diag. Although it is paid, you can completely erase your items from your hard disk. This will also clean your ...


Since the local snapshots for Time Machine were introduced in Lion, that isn't the cause (which is the cause of this for I'd say 3/4 of the Lion or later people with this issue). If you delete the file from unix with rm or by emptying the trash in Finder and you don't recover the space, the disk directory is likely corrupt. You should back up any critical ...


Deleting file from Finder moves them to the Trash for recovery. They're still on your disks taking up space. So you can either empty the Trash in Finder or use rm from terminal to immediately and permanently delete the files.


When copying file from Mac to PC using Microsoft Remote Desktop I prefer to share a subfolder, not the entire drive. Here's how: Select your PC in the main "My Desktops" window in the Remote Desktop Click the "Edit" button (pencil icon) In the popup click the "Redirection" button (folder icon - see image below) In the popup click the "+" button and ...

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