I am in sharepoint 2013 and when l try to delete a page l get the following message :

Cannot complete this action. This item cannot be deleted because an item in the "Discussions List" list is related to an item in the "Pages" list.

but l don't have anything linked to the discussion list so not sure why its throwing up that error

  • What kind of permission did you have?
    – Mathew
    Commented Apr 28, 2017 at 18:37

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Empty your SharePoint site's recycle bin (_layouts/recyclebin.aspx) and the Admin recycle bin (/_layouts/AdminRecycleBin.aspx)and try .


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