Drift/ If you can't find a shortcut to get to the Trash, then delete it and then try the previous method. Tip: If you need to move and delete two files simultaneously, then you'd better use the “Move and Delete with Command”. Tip: If you are in a situation when the Trash is full and the macOS recognizes there are too many files in the Trash, you might have one Trash folder with ten-twenty-thousand files. In this case, use an external hard drive and delete those files there, then put all the documents in one Trash into the one external hard drive. Tip: In all cases, it helps to use an external hard drive containing different kinds of files. Tip: If you are moving large files (say, a CD), then use Drive File Sharing (which also works with Mac files). For example: Mac:Disk Utility, Drive Sharing. Tip: If you want to move files, then you must use Drive File Sharing. A little tip for Mac OS X: It is not usually a problem to move files across Disk Image file systems such as HFS or HFS+, but if a file can be moved successfully across different disk image systems, you might wish to check the following: A little tip for Mac OS X: If a drive/partition is mounted with an additional option to hide its location in Finder windows for better browsing, but if you remove the Hide in Finder option, then you won't be able to open certain folders from the Finder such as: Tip: If you're moving a copy of a file over from Windows, first go to the location of the file, then find the file you would like to move, right-click it, and choose “Move to location”. Tip: It may also take a few days (or longer) before the file moves, because Windows usually saves the file to other locations as often as possible (for example, you may see the file being copied onto another disk). Tip: It may also take a few days (or longer) until the file moves, because Windows usually saves the file to other locations as often as possible (for example, you may see the file being copied onto another disk).