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10.3: Secure empty trash from the Terminal
Authored by: fortrandragon on Oct 29, '03 12:42:01PM

Bring the Finder to the front and then select Secure Empty Trash from the Finder menu (the menu next to the Apple icon).

I had to look for it as well. I was surprised Apple didn't add that option to the Trash's contextual menu.



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10.3: Secure empty trash from the Terminal
Authored by: deleted_user18 on Oct 29, '03 02:55:21PM

Oh, dear it is so obvious. Thanks!



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Don't feel bad
Authored by: jriskin on Oct 29, '03 06:34:41PM

I missed it too, I did the same thing you did. I went to the Trash can and looked in the contextual menu.



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10.3: Secure empty trash from the Finder
Authored by: winddog on Nov 01, '03 11:52:07AM

Good job. What happens if you empty the trash for several days in the normal fashion and then use the secure empty trash-does it secure the previous files that have been emptied from the trash?



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