I got -8072 in my Mac OS X 10.8 during deleting files, When I Googled I found Mac OS X 10.8 error code 8072 appeared due to restricted permissions. Does anyone has clue regarding how to resolve this issue please share. Thanks!!
Sometimes in the process of deleting folder/files on Mac, users might face problem which definitely restrict in doing so. One of the similar issue is 'error code -8072' which can appear in Mac OS X 10.8 as well. Mainly when the user does not have enough permissions in deleting an specific file then Mac OS X 10.8 error code 8072 appears. Moving towards the solution and in resolving the very error you can follow these measures which are:
- Firstly Open Terminal and enter the following command
- sudo rm -rf (drag file.folder that needs to be deleted it at Terminal window)
- Now Press ENTER which turn file deleted.
Hopefully, Mac OS X 10.8 error code 8072 now can be resolved. But in case you deleted wrong file mistakenly and want to restore then use its duplicate copy. Else third party Mac Data Recovery Software must be taken into consideration. It is one of the popular and remarkable tool for recovering all sort of data effectively.