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I am having an issue with my macbook pro. I received a notification that my startup disk was full, and after clearing some space, now i am unable to open any applications i.e.. safari, outlook etc.

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Hi there and welcome

To check, did you restart the Mac after clearing space on it? As it needs this to release the space and empty the Trash

Please let me know.

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