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      What macOS Catalina’s ‘Relocated Items’ are, and how to delete them

      Whether you’ve recently updated to macOS Catalina or you were right there on day one, your Mac almost certainly has a folder called “Relocated Items.” Whenever you did update to Catalina, you soon saw that folder on your desktop and you may well have already deleted it —but you haven’t got rid of the items.

      That’s because “Relocated Items” folder Catalina puts on your Desktop is only an alias to the real thing. The real folder with the real relocated items is buried deep in your SSD or hard drive and the good news is that it’s unlikely to be causing any problems….

      https://appleinsider.com/articles/20/01/19/what-macos-catalinas-relocated-items-are-and-how-to-delete-them

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