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OSX Trash Can

Deleting files on a Mac is one if the simplest tasks, or one would assume. Ever so often the error “Item can’t be moved to Trash because item can’t be deleted” shows up when attempting to move a file to the trash can.

The reason behind the message is that the file to be deleted is in use and the holding application won’t release it for moving. The easiest fix is to find out which application is holding the files locked ...

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Listed in Mac, Useful Stuff

Tags: Mac, OSX

OS X Mavericks clean install from USB

osx mavericks clean install

Installing and setting up OS X Mavericks is a breeze, especially since Apple moved OS upgrades from manual downloads to the app store. Couple of clicks and a coffee break, voila.

But what if you like to format your Mac’s hard drive and start with a fresh install, or if you have multiple Macs to upgrade and just don’t want to download the big install file for every single one of them?

It’s easier that you might think, if you have a ...

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Tags: apple, Mavericks, OSX