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Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetOther - Computers · 9 years ago

Having issue while deleting files with ASCI characters in mac?

Hi

I am having some issues with my trash can. I have some garbage files in that. I am trying to empty the trash even the secure empty trash is not working.

Also tried through terminal but not working.

Here is the output:

sudo rm -R "/Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501"

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/\037‹\b␀␀␀␀␀.␀\003ì: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/I„„Xk5_L.ˆ<ä: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/\023gŒyìþæþ.îþ?: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/e?ê`™›õn.?Z—: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/\n§\027þn4ql.¥©Œ: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/?Ûc\f\020UÂ.ÄR\027: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/µn?_»~zp.¶íb: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/\t”qæ!)—\021.r®ä: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/1:÷Aø›8\025.¢gÏ: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/§ã?yo\t'ã.ý|8: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/?GeÄÄ‹'6.öqb: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/x³ÌË\020¯ëk.„÷~: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/‰ÿ±x\035Šýû.ej¼: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/\020òþ\002\023ï\vÔ.xgœ: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/&µ \nfg\v­.¶¸ü: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/\rÐç¡\aèó„.\003ôy: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/\002¢f\033t‘–ø.Ö‹␀: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/™\032îf`ü-„.¸¿ã: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/ü\017\024ám „».o\t\: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/f8lo–á_ô.ˆª{: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/J\017\r§\005÷h„.\022¸Ÿ: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/çg’)=)\022‘.ò‹¨: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/¶ç€Ò~;‡Œ.öŽ\034: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/\f™H«+Ê'Â.veå: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/õ&dmtn¦¥.ô»å: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/sòy162¸ƒ.lˆà: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/¥t“ Déf?.Lé³: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/ªµˆ$t\035-.É\027Ö: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/»_Œ†½‚\bH.䫾: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/dít÷ndít.h\017": No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/hé\027?¢¥ôm.ûao: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/òciä@\bd¹.,˜®: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/äqà—\006©+».Ž|“: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501/©¦šjª©¦š.jª©: No such file or directory

rm: /Volumes/SOFTWARES/.Trashes/501: Directory not empty

Many Thanks,

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  • 9 years ago
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    Your drive is not corrupted your files contains ascii characters that is why you are unable to delete them. You need windows to delete these files. Just boot your drive from windows and delete those files which will be hidden in the "SOFTWARES/.Trashes" folder.

    This is a temp trash folder you can simply delete this if will be automatically created by mac again.

    Please note if you find any error to delete them you will need "Boot delete" to delete them. It is easy and free to use.

    Hope this will help.

    Source(s): self experience
  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Your drive is corrupted. You'll have to either learn the directory structure and find a raw disk editor to change those names or bring the computer to the Apple store.

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