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

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Remove and recreate all personal sites - mysites - remove them from DB without waiting ~25 days

Is there a easy way to remove (delete) all personal sites and recreate them all over again? I also want to delete them from the sql. I've tried to delete personal sites and run my site clean up job ...
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Deleted user - Remove link to UserDisp or Person page

I'm trying to figure out what removes links from Created By/ Modified By fields for a deleted user? To elaborate I have a user who no longer exists in LDAP source, so does not exist in UPA and in ...
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Workflow does not execute all parallel actions (Nintex)

Workflow does not execute all parallel actions Dear community, I am quite new to work with Nintex and so is my company. I could not get any support from my company so I try my luck here. We have ...
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"Preparing to delete" message box -- what's going on behind the scenes?

I'm currently attempting to delete a folder located within a document library that has 5000 subfolders, and each subfolder contains 2-7 files, totaling just over 6GB. The problem is, whenever I ...
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Items stuck Checked Out, can't check in

I'm doing a purge of a bunch of list/libraries used in a QA environment (using the script found here) and have run into a snag where 3 items in a particular library are checked out to a user but I am ...
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Unable to Delete Managed Property (Error Code 11) - SharePoint Online

I have managed property created with PowerShell using schema. Now I don't want to have that property anymore, so for that I am simply going in Office 365 admin center site and deleting the managed ...
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Batch or Bulk delete of groups under a single SPWeb

Can someone help me with a powershell or C# code to do a Bulk delete of groups on a SharePoint site? I already know about this code: $site = Get-SPweb "http://root/locations/site" foreach($group in $...
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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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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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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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Rename a file - Without Delete permission

I want my users to rename the documents But not delete the documents Is this possible in SharePoint Online ?
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Remove files from all locations - what happens when?

So my collegue managed to delete a whole SharePoint library (+180K files) via Windows Explorer. In the online view these files are already deleted but he get's a notification via his OneDrive client ...
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Removing the "Getting Started" webpart with REST API

Is there any way to delete the 'Getting started..' webpart from a workspace (actually the home.aspx) via REST API (or POST request)? Unfortunaly it is not possible to disable the module on the parent ...
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Allowing users to edit and move documents, but not delete them

I have two questions here. The first question is that I need to allow users to add documents, edit them but not delete them. I know that this is possible somehow by writing a code using the ...
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Deleting Folder/File via REST API

I am trying out the Sharepoint API, but I am having troubles deleting anything. GET Calls, Creating folders and uploading files works like a charm, but deleting stuff is giving me head aches. I tried ...
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How to delete excel temporary file "~$" in document library without delete permission

I have a document library which the normal user can only create and modify the files, they cannot delete them. But when they modify the files, there will be some temporary files "~$" being created in ...
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Flow: how to get deleted item values?

I need to make some updates to a list based on the data deleted in another list. I tried using 'When an item is deleted' trigger but when I try to get the data in the column which was just deleted I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permissions - A.D and SharePoint 2013 on premis

I wonder if anyone could advise on this. I have a user that cant use all the functions within a document library, edit delete etc. To me this points to permissions. I have checked the site ...
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Unable to delete list item attachment

my business user was unable to delete list item attachment. He deleted the attachment while editing after save and reopen the attachment still appearing on item. I am unable to reproduce the issue in ...
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Unable to restore list item from recycle bin Sharepoint 2013

Hello a user deleted a record from a custom list. I went to the recycle bin to restore it but when I try it It shows me with the unexpected error screen and the correlation ID. I'm unable to restore ...
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Site Use Confirmation and Deletion - Custom Email - SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to send a custom email while using the "site use Confirmation and Deletion" from central administration in SharePoint 2013. I would like to send a customized email with the links ...
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Clean old SP users

I look for synchronize my SP users regarding to the AD users. I thought that I remove a user in AD, it would be removed from SP but not at all! How can I remove all users in SharePoint deleted in ...
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Whether item.recycle method will trigger event receiver?

When an item.delete() methods get called it will trigger the respective item deleting and item deleted event receiver. Whether this will behave same for the item.recycle() method too.
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How to find and remove all banners related to a campaign page?

at the company I work for we manage a large SharePoint installation. Recently our client asked us to delete all banners related to an old campaign. The banners are all pointing to the same page. Is ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint database admin account accidentally deleted

The SharePoint database admin accidentally deleted. How to reinstate this admin account? I created a new account with db_owner in database. But looks like it was not setup properly. It shows below ...
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Delete columns on XL SharePoint O365 Doc Library

Scenario: We have a large document library (roughly 122k documents/folders), housing most of our sales documents. We use Power Automate (replacing SP Designer 2013 workflows) to dynamically add ...
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SharePoint Online Remove link in web part title

How do I remove the link in a web part title? I want the title to be text only. I am using SharePoint online and a PC with Windows 10. I do NOT have access to SP Designer The result is the same for ...
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Unable to delete a sharepoint online list Error "1 item was not deleted . Failed"

I have an empty SharePoint online list (which use to contain data), and when i try to delete this custom list using the UI, i got this error:- so can anyone advice on this error please?
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How can I delete email trigger by "Send email with options" in MS Flow?

I am using "send with options" action in MS Flow. It sent a new email with buttons. My requirement is, when I click on any button, whether Paid or Unpaid, the email sent via "send with options" ...
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SharePoint Online: User can delete their own document or files, can't delete other's files

I would like users to only be able to delete their own files, But edit and view everything else. Is this possible in SharePoint Online?
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How do I create a REST call in SharePoint 2013 Designer to delete records from the Workflow History List?

I use the Workflow History List for debugging and the option of turning on debugging for flows that are in production. I would however like a workflow that purges the records in this list based by ...
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Send email when a file is deleted to the user who had uploaded the file

I want an email sent out when a file is deleted. The email should only be sent to the user who had initially uploaded the file to the share point folder. I know we can send an email to specific users ...
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Uses "seem" to have deleted files in a SharePoint library

I have see a strange issue a few times at my client. They are using SharePoint Online and mainly using the syncronisation option to sync the files locally using OneDrive. Sometimes files are deleted ...
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Why is there inconsistent behaviour in different tenants when deleting folders?

I have a document library in a SharePoint Online site. When I try to delete a folder with sub-folders and content items in the folder I get the error message as follows:- you have to delete all ...
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Remove all files using REST

Is there a way I could remove all files from given folder using SharePoint REST api?
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SharePoint Online permissions required to run a jquery script that removes resolved user on edit form

I have a jquery script placed on a list edit form that removes resolved user from a people picker field. But the problem I am having is, it works for certain users and it doesn't for others. I tried ...
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Trying to delete SharePoint folder using API

I'm following this https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/sp-add-ins/working-with-folders-and-files-with-rest to try and delete a folder in a SharePoint library. I'm writing a c# console app ...
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2010 REST Delete List

I have a List that I have been tasked with creating. The idea is to make a "Master View" that joins several other lists from the same site into one. It is my understanding that it is no possible to do ...
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I'm Site Owner - Cannot Delete List Items

I apologize for the basic question, but I seem to have found myself in trouble trying to help our team by updating our outdated sharepoint site. Working with this site (specifically understanding ...
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SharePoint 2013 / Data Scrubbing

After you delete an item or document from a list or library, and then the recycle bin and secondary recycle bin, does the data remain in the database for a certain amount of time? .. or forever unless ...
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Network File Share

This should be an easy question but I've found nothing on Google that gives me a good idea: What do you do with files on the Network File Share after they have been uploaded to SharePoint? Is it ...
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Can't "close" or "hide" web part

I'm very new to Sharepoint. I'm trying to remove a web part without deleting the contents, however, there is no "close" option available and I'd prefer not to delete the web part. Why isn't the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 document is not being hard deleted

There are some documents in our content database that need to be hard deleted. I've logged into as a site admin and using the interface gone and deleted them and even deleted it from the recycle bin. ...
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delete item that only has no edit rights

I made a workflow that (among other things) changes the rights of an item. It changed that a certain group only had read rights instead of edit rights. I, as an admin, am also in that group ...
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Clear out remnant LDF log files of Sharepoint DB not visible on SBS 2008 Domain Server?

Screenshot of files, location & DBs in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express GUI: I've looked at several answers and tutorials on how to clear out the LDF via GUI and SQL commands, but ...
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Delete items from SP2013 List using excel list as filter

Is there possible a way to delete multiple items from a SharePoint 2013 list the details of which lie in an excel file. We have an excel file of the SharePoint list data and would like to only delete ...
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Deleting SharePoint files via Excel

At work we have a spreadsheet of accounts that after a certain amount of time need to be deleted. So far the only way we have to do this is by manually going through each and every account and hitting ...