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whenever i try to remove workflow association or retract workflow solution (.wsp) all associated task list data also gets deleted.

i want to prevent this behavior as task list data is important for future use.

Many Thank in Advance.

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Q: do you do retraction by means of Visual Studio by any chance? –  C. Marius - MVP Sep 4 '12 at 14:48
yes WF are created using visual studio, where retract cn be from power shell command or pragmatically disassociating workflow from list..in any case associated task list item gets deleted –  Salman Aziz Sep 4 '12 at 15:49
even if the Tasks List is created prior to deploying workflows and only associated with? –  C. Marius - MVP Sep 4 '12 at 23:51
yes..in all cases task list data gets deleted.. –  Salman Aziz Sep 5 '12 at 11:54

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