Linked by Stuart MacKenzie on Wed 2nd Jul 2003 18:31 UTC
Apple Are you a long time Windows user curious about the Apple Switch campaign? Are you wondering if you should try it? Read below for my experience with the whole thing... twice. Just over a week ago I purchased a new 12" Apple PowerBook G4...
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Re: RE: RE: Hmmm
by Anonymous on Wed 2nd Jul 2003 20:03 UTC

"Well, I am not the original poster, but I can testify it to being true. Friend of mine had the same problem, I had to teach him some basic console commands. It only happened to his desktop files though..."

Are you sure you're not talking about files that are on the hard drive? It is possible to have problems deleting files from the hard drive because of permissions issues.

I am a Mac system administrator and have never come across files not being able to be deleted from the desktop unless they were locked... but thats an easy fix... just get-info on the file and unlock it.

I'm sure it was something simple like that.