Deletion is a way of removing a file from a computer's file system or removing a file stored in an database.

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How to delete dll from webapp/bin

I have a dll which was deployed by wsp to bin directory ...webapp/bin, now i removed the solution and i want to install it again, i cannot because this dll i kind a locked. So i went to delete it ...
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How to prevent site collection admin delete his site collection?

We need to avoid our users, who are "site owners", delete his site collection by mistake. The only method I think of is use Jquery to hide/disable the "Delete this site" button. Do we have other way ...
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How to delete a Task that is associated to an item and workflow that have been deleted

I have a task that is associated with an item (in another list) that has a running workflow. However, the item was deleted over a year ago and therefore it is no longer recoverable from the recycle ...
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Delete field office for all users SP2013

Is there a way to delete the values of User Profile Property Office for all users via Powershell or CA?
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Cannot delete file: “checked out to -1;#”

I am trying to delete a couple of files from a document library, but SharePoint 2013 tells us that "the file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user". However, when attempting ...
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Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013, deleting content database

Why do we delete the content database of a new Web Application while upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013?
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User unintentionally deletes whole web part whenever she tries to delete single word in a text

A certain user can't properly delete parts of text or even just simple words from a content editor web part. Whenever she's editing a page and she selects one word from an entire piece of text inside ...
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cannot activate SharePoint Server Publishing

I would like to change the look of personal website and possibly use the master page I have used in the rest of my sites. So, I tryed to activate "SharePoint Server Publishing" as I did for other ...
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Unable to remove site collection: Operation failed due to an error in Identity Mangement

I've restored a site collection to a different SharePoint farm. Now i am trying to delete the site collection: Using Powershell: Remove-SPSite http://farm/sites/Site_Collection Error: ...
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Delete option grayed out in sharepoint, User has read write permissions

Hi im having an issue with a user who has all required permissions to read/write on sharepoint, but cannot delete pages she has created. when you hover over the delete option i get "this control is ...
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stsadm -o deleteweb access denied

I am trying to remove a subsite with Sharepoint Management shell 2013 stsadm -o deleteweb -url http://mysharepoint/testsubsite and I get Access denied. Note: if I point to ...
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How to delete a group, of which I am not an owner, in a subsite

I have created a subsite in my site and then the owners group for that subsite. I was a member of that group and I believe the owner was set to the group itself. Then I deleted myself from the group, ...
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How to delete data from AuditData table that does not exist any more?

Our auditData table is growing and growing. I was able to delete some data using the powershell script: foreach ($site in get-spsite -Limit ALL) { $site.Audit.DeleteEntries("05/01/2013") ...
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How to Archive specific row to a new list?

Im newbie in sharepoint, so I would like to ask you for help. I need to delete items with specific conditions and then archive them to a new list. All this because of reduce number of items in ...
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Destroying a field which gives error in Content Enrichment Web Service

I’m writing a Content Enrichment Web Service that is used as an extension to the Content Processing component in my Search Service Application. The web service runs as expected at localhost. I have no ...
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How to run javascript code only when list item gets deleted?

ANSWERED! See bottom of original question for the working answer. I'm trying to find out how I can run a piece of JavaScript code the moment a list item gets deleted. So it should be some sort of ...
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I cant delete or restore a site collection or repair database

When I try to do a restore of a site collection, restore-spsite -Identity https://xx/10014628/ -Path D:\SiteCollectionBackups\10014628.bak -Force -Confirm I get: restore-spsite : ...
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Timer Job cannot delete an item (with error “item does not exist”), but console app can

I have a list based on a calendar in SharePoint 2010 and I periodically run a timer job to archive items to another location, deleting them from the list. Most of the time this works just fine, but ...
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Cannot open Workflows list after deleting a workflow

I deleted a workflow from SharePoint designer and now whenever I try to open the Workflows dialog on a list item it gives me the "An unexpected error has occurred" box. I suspect that this is because ...
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BCS: multiple input parameters for delete operation in ECT possible? How to pass them? SharePoint 2013

I'm currently designing an external content type that should be able to view a list, an item, insert and delete items. The first three work without problems, but I still can't get the delete operation ...
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Prevent folder deletion in document library - Explorer view snafu

We want to prevent users from deleting top level folders in a document library. We created an event receiver on ItemDeleting that checks if the item type is a folder and if the path is the top level, ...
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Delete list records

I need to delete all records in sharepoint list. Is there any way to do this in low time? I tried using powershell but it takes more time. My list may contain more than 50000 records.
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Cannot delete a folder in a library

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. I want to delete a folder in a library. The folder to delete is special : I can see the folder in the intranet I cannot see ...
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ItemEventReceiver - ItemDeleting not working with a document library and referencing list

I have a custom list that has a GUID column which refers to the UniqueId of a document in a document library. Every time I upload a document, it should add an entry in this list and populate the ...
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Custom webpart deleted after editing the page?

I insert a custom webpart in the page, It's working good. But when I click in edit page I find the webpart is deleted! What is going on?
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Deleting columns in Sharepoint still existing

I deleted three columns in Sharepoint Designer (by clicking "Delete") as well as a list workflow in order to decrease the number of lookup columns in the list. The columns seem to have been deleted ...
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Broken Lists Cannot Be Deleted

There are a few lists in a SharePoint Server 2010 development environment that are broken. Due to this situation, clicking the lists in the SharePoint Web interface throw .NET exceptions, and viewing ...
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Use workflow to delete or amend list items

I have a holiday booking system that creates list items showing the name and dates of holiday for employees. After management approval, the requests sit in a list called "Holiday Requests". They are ...
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How to change the default message when clicking delete button?

I got a default message "Are you sure you want to send the item(s) to the site Recycle Bin?" each time I click the default delete button in Sharepoint 2010. Is there any way to change this ...
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Deleting Hidden Columns from Libraries

If I delete a hidden column without going into settings and unhiding it first will there be an issue?
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SPListItem.Delete() has some issues

I have a list which consist of more than 5600 items. In my application i will search all the items from particular date range by using SPquery. As the result of the SPQuery, the splistitem collection ...
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REST list item delete does not go to Recycle Bin

I have a SharePoint 2013 autohosted app with a number of lists inside of it. I would like to be able to soft delete a list item using the REST API and have it go to the Recycle Bin instead of being ...
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How to remove specific file types (i.e. docx) from multiple specific Sharepoint libaries?

I am a newbie when it comes to Powershell so I'm asking for help. In Sharepoint 2010 I have several document libraries in a single site collection that all start with the name of 'PT-' and in those ...
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MySite My Content deleted

A SharePoint 2010 My Site application has suddenly deleted all data from the "My Content" area of users' profiles. Does anyone have any experience of this or know what the cause is? There were custom ...
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Get actual item from SPRecycleBin

Similar to this question, I need to permanently delete only specific items from the recycle bin. I need to know more than just their names, however, and SPRecycleBinItem seems to have only have a ...
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I set up in Sharepoint Create Elements, and edit elements only created by user

http://screencloud.net/v/2xVc But when manager Is created a element it's generate me error. How do If on development If i Can delete element? Please help. I have got this sort of code: for ...
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what is delete command for sharepoint menuitemtemplate

MenuTemplate menuTemplate = new MenuTemplate(); menuItem = new MenuItemTemplate("Delete document", "/_layouts/images/delete.gif"); menuItem.ClientOnClickScript = ""; // What should I put ...
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Deleting a blog post leaves related .png files in Photos list

I used the blog template when creating a new subsite within mysites and in the process an associated list called Photos got created. While this has worked well, I've noticed that when I delete a blog ...
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Error on recreating web application

I've written a powershell script to create a web application, add libraries and pages, etc. As I work through the script and fix bugs and issues, I delete the web application through central ...
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Deleting or removing users from a workflow, after if they no longer need to complete the task [closed]

A user has created a workflow with multiple participants. One of the participants assigned a task, no longer needs to complete that task. How can we remove the user or task without the workflow status ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Unable to delete list item

I have to delete list item but not able to do due to some permission issue : 1. Ribbon 2. Powershell 3. Information Policy Management 4. Logging through site collection admin / App pool account ...
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Delete list items and bypass recycle bin

I have a list with about 15,000 items and I need to empty it by permanently deleting everything in the list. I have other items in the recycle bin that I don't want to disturb. Here's the script I'm ...
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Delete attachment from SharePoint AttachmentsField Control not working

I have a custom visual web part that contains a SharePoint AttachmentsField control. <SharePoint:AttachmentsField ID="AttachmentsField1" ControlMode="Edit" ItemId="33" EnableViewState="true" ...
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Prevent a group from deleting document version history

In a Document/Form Library with versioning enabled (SP 2010), it is possible to delete all versions of a particular document/form simply by going to the "Version History" dialog box. This ability ...
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Recycle bin - documents deleted

I have recycle on my site collection. There is also and event receiver which deletes some documents from library in ElevatedPrivileges block ( as System account). OnItemDeleting it's searching for ...
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Deleting SPListItem in event receiver - very long time

I have an event reciever with ItemDeleting action, in which i try to delete an item from another list (I cant realy use cascade delet behavior here, I need to do some stuff that requires the ...
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SPList.Delete() vs. SPWeb.Lists.Delete(SPList)

Assuming I already have the list object, is there some difference between calling its Delete extension as opposed to removing it from the Lists collection? Why would I ever choose the latter?
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How to get task name while deleting in EventReceiver?

I have written my Custom function into the EventReceiver created on Tasks. public override void ItemDeleted(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemDeleted(properties); ...
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Does SPWeb.Delete() Dispose of the object?

I recently got a comment on my Deleting a site with subsites programmatically article about properly disposing of SPWeb objects after they've been deleted: Don’t forget to dispose the deleted web. ...
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Correctly remove old items in Sharepoint Calendar

I have a standard Sharepoint Calendar, which users regularly make entries to. As the number of items constantly grows, I need to remove old events. There's no business need for events that are older ...