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OS X :: Mac Trash Bin Deletes Files Automatically?


If I put a file in the trash, I get a message saying "Are you sure you want to delete (insert file item here)" Then it says it will be deleted and can not be recovered. How can I get it so it won't empty the trash whenever I put an item in it? So that it keeps the files in the trash bin?


View 2 Replies (Posted: Jan 26, 2010)

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