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.

  • Q: do you do retraction by means of Visual Studio by any chance? Sep 4, 2012 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 Sep 4, 2012 at 15:49
  • even if the Tasks List is created prior to deploying workflows and only associated with? Sep 4, 2012 at 23:51
  • yes..in all cases task list data gets deleted.. Sep 5, 2012 at 11:54
  • Salman, Did you find any solution to this problem.
    – user42443
    May 17, 2015 at 7:48


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