Question to empty the trash

Trying to empty my trash, I get the error message "the operation cannot be completed because the item «...»» "is in use.  No info as to what this means?

Thank you!


Is the error message saying 1 or more items cannot be deleted or all the items in the Recycle Bin?

Try to shut down your Mac then restart and try to empty the trash

Open system preferences > user groups > then press the "Login Items" tab and check the programs that start automatically, disable all items you don't want to run startup

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