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IMac Intel :: Empty Trash Process Taking Long Time To Finish

What gives with this? Does anyone else notice? When I empty the trash, especially if there are a large number of files, it seems to take forever to complete the process. I have been a Mac user since forever (my first Mac ran system 8) and I have never noticed anything like this before. I have a brand new Intel iMac 21", OS 10.6.4.

For example, just now I emptied the trash. There was only one file in it and now the empty trash message popped up saying it is trying to empty some 1600 files-or-so. This will probably go on for 15 minutes before it finishes.

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