I have a lot of backup data from TM (>800Gb) in my trash and I can't delete it. Trying everything what I find in "AskDifferent" & also this. It's too long - over 2 hours left and nothing! I can not recover these backup folders or delete them one by one. Maybe I should use Disk Utility and erase Time Machine property (it's under MacBook Pro.sparsebundle directory, not Time Capsule, where there are other files)? I need to save info in my TC, only erase backups in trash and others. enter image description here

Please help...

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    did you try holding the option key? – Ruskes Nov 23 '14 at 19:03
  • Yes, sure - also too long and errors during the process. – k1r8r0wn Nov 23 '14 at 19:04
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    Did you try Erase Disk option in Airport Utility program? – jherran Nov 23 '14 at 19:09
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    and the Delete backup in the Time machine does not work ? – Ruskes Nov 23 '14 at 19:12
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    It takes long time! no wonder! Even at 160 Gb/Hour with USB3 or Thunderbolt connection it will take 5 hours to delete from Time machine. I assume your TM is not in your trash. And due to your manual delete your TM might have become fragmented that does not add to the speed. – Ruskes Nov 23 '14 at 19:28

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