[X4U] Deleting pesky files

Mark Gibson gibsonm at bigpond.net.au
Thu Mar 31 16:51:35 PST 2005

At 17:10 -0700 31/3/05, Kevin.Hahn at colorado.edu wrote:
>I can't move or delete the files, it won't let me do anything with 
>them but let
>them sit on the desktop in various different locations on the desktop, no
>folders on the desktop, no moving them to a shared folder, no doing anything
>with them but looking at them and wanting them to go away.
>>  Message: 6
>>  Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 16:23:13 -0500
>>  From: Mark Des Cotes <mark at astroprinting.com>
>>  Subject: Re: [X4U] Deleting pesky files
>>  To: "A place to discuss Mac OS X for the casual user."
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>>  If your machine is capable of booting into OS9 you could do that and
>>  delete the files from there. Otherwise try placing the files in your
>>  Public folder then logging in under a different User and delete them
>>  from there.
>>  Mark Des Cotes
>  > Systems Manager/Graphic Designer


Another option is to start the machine up in FireWire target disk 
mode (this requires a 2nd machine and a FireWire cable) so that it 
appears as a 2nd drive on another machine.

You should be able to clear them up then.


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