For some unknown reason my Mac deletes permanently when I hit +. Normally + is to move to Trash and ++ is the one to delete for good. Can't figure out how to make it work 'normal' again?

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    What happens if you drag-n-drop something to Trash icon in Dock? – toma Jun 27 '17 at 13:35
  • Unfortunately the same behaviour. In both cases I get the warning msg saying that the deletion will be permanent. – KenA Jun 27 '17 at 14:17
  • Also strange because I didn't installed any new sw. It was good yesterday. – KenA Jun 27 '17 at 14:18
  • In System Restore / Modifer Keys I tried to Restore to Defaults, but since I haven't change any keys, nothing happens too. – KenA Jun 27 '17 at 14:20
  • "Unfortunately the same behaviour." - that means you have a problem with a Trash, not with hot keys – toma Jun 27 '17 at 14:20

Probably your trash folder is broken. There are a lot of solutions of this problem in the internet, but in short you may need to remove your trash folder sudo rm -rf ~/.Trash and let Finder create a new one by restarting your Mac.

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