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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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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SharePoint 2010 - Delete user profile

Organization Browser in mysites was still displaying users who were disabled or deleted from Active Directory. We did not turn on the SharePoint 2010 My Site Cleanup Timer Job because it sends emails ...
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How to delete all items in a List using PowerShell

I am using following PowerShell script to delete all items of the List. It's working fine but take too long for huge lists. Is there any efficient way of clearing list items, something like truncate ...
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Delete users from Profile Missing from Import view

I need to delete users from user profile in the view Profile Missing from Import. I tried to run the My Site Cleanup Timer job but they are still there. How can I do?
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Undeletable/Unhideable/Unchangeable fields in Calendar List

I am making a Calendar in SharePoint, but I have some problems with the Title and Description fields. I don't want the Description field at all, but I am unable to delete it in SharePoint Designer. ...
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delete sp.listitem in client object

I've an issue to delete document in a document library. I did not get any exception but document is not getting deleted clientContext.Load(oldItem.File); oldItem.DeleteObject(); oldItem.Update(); ...
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How can I see what documents have been deleted from a Document Library?

I have a document library that had files in it yesterday. Today it does not. When trying to view some sort of an audit log I realized I didn't know how to. I'm using SharePoint 2013 Online. How can I ...
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Deleting a single item from RecycleBin gives error “operation is not valid due to the current state of the object.”

I have below code , but it gives mentioned error on ExecuteQuery() after item.DeleteObject(). Site collSite1 = _ctx1.Site; RecycleBinItemCollection collRBI1 = collSite1.RecycleBin; ...
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Deleting files is slow

I noticed recently that when I delete files or list items (1 or 50) it takes about 1-2 minutes to process. Also, if I delete multiple files it times out and some files are not deleted. Has anyone had ...
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Deleted user still appearing in _api/web/siteusers

We created a bunch of users that we had to then delete in Office 365. I understand the default retention policy is 30 days so hopefully they will disappear soon. Is their a way of determining a ...
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SPD Workflow - Handle Deletion/Modification

I'm using SPD to create a holidays approval workflow. I follow this (except for the last part), so please, click to understand my wf since I writing it in French in SPD. To resume, I send a mail, I ...
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Problem Deleting Item from Sharepoint Calender list

I have 2 calender list Name A and B. when i delete items from list A, it should delete item from list B. List A items get deleted successfully but list B items throws SpException. but when i again run ...
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Cannot delete document, error: The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user

I am using sp2013 onpremise. I have an document library named Documents. I have add a new word document. I try to remove this document, but it give me an error: Het bestand is momenteel uitgecheckt ...
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Powershell - Delete / remove all site collection under a spesific managed path

I've created a managed path for my team sites - called "workspaces". All team sites Have been created under the same managed path. ex: http://awesome.com/workspaces/teamsite1 ...
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Submit Form Without Saving to List

How could one create a form which does not actually save form data to the list upon submission? The data will be used in a workflow which fires a powershell command using a workflow action solution by ...
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Remove quick launch header without affecting children

I have created a new survey in my site. During creation I kept all default settings so it created a link to my survey on the quick launch with a header. I was able to go into the survey settings and ...
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How do I get the edit item menu from a search results page?

One of our departments has a library that contains 150,000 documents, rendering the main library view pretty useless. So I've created a search page for users to find documents, but there's no way to ...
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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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the folder is restricted from being deleted

i need help for delete some empty folder i've a document library and having some empty folder inside. If i go to managed permission on the folder i can't delete it, i see the group with full control ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Client Object Model : “Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ServerException: The request uses too many resources”

When deleting 1000+ (link) items from a list in one batch using the COM, I encountered this exception : Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ServerException: The request uses too many resources It seems ...
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Delete Excel file in SharePoint 2010 library only by using VBA

I am having a excel workbook. When a person click on the marco the files are saves to two new folders need to delete a Excel file on SharePoint. I have tried the "Kill" function in Excel VBA, but is ...
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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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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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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 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 ...