trash bin and mac

Posted on 2011-09-02
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
i have a mac book
Every time I drop anything into the trash it asks for a passwords and deletes it entirely from the computer.
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CordianoWeb earned 500 total points
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What version of OS X are you running?  This has been a recent issue with Lion.  It sounds like your .Trash folder has changed ownership to root.  I've seen it on a couple of computers at work and on discussions in the Apple forums as well.  See these links: 

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