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i have two items that are .png files which i deleted but still appears in the Finder. if i click on it to delete it, it says 'the volume for (name of file) cannot be found.' this is because i threw them away!

how do i get rid of these files in the Finder?
 

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Thought I had already replied to this one. This is the routine.

Try logging out and back in, next try a reboot. Finally try a repair permissions. Go to /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility; select the boot volume (partition); click on "First Aid" tab; click on "Repair permissions" button.

If that does not work there are a couple of Terminal tricks that might do the trick. Try doing a search for "trash" on Macosxhints.com
I tried the 'First Aid/Repair' described above but no luck. Not sure what Terminal is (new to Mac) and didn't find anything on Macosxhints.com.

Any other suggestions? Thanks much;)
 

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Select one .png file and do a "Get info.." (command + i) to check if you have full autorisations for the file. Also, booting from an external drive would probably allow you to delete the .png files.
geez, i can't even select the file in the Finder, it just gives the same error that it 'can't be found'
not sure how to boot from an external drive...could you help with that?
 
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