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Dead webpart that I can not remove

  Asked By: Chaim    Date: Sep 24    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1851

I seem to have a webpart on a page that is corrupted some how.
I can not edit or remove it from the page and it is causing the
members of the site to get a "access denied" error when trying to
open the site.

The symptoms are:
Access denied to members of the site but not for me as the full
control admin.
it is an "image web part" that points to a .gif file within the
site's image picture library.
When I go to the site actions - edit page and click on the edit
button of the webpart there is NO drop down list.
If I click on the X to close it I get an unexpected error.
Once I get this error, any action on the edit page gives me the same

How can I remove this from the site seeing as the edit page is not
allowing me to do so?



3 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Makayla Lewis     Answered On: Sep 24

Go to the web  part maintenance page  and remove  it from there.

If your regular url is http://server/sites/foo/default.aspx go here
instead: http://server/sites/foo/default.aspx?contents=1. You should
be able to remove it from there.

Answer #2    Answered By: Miranda Scott     Answered On: Sep 24

how dumb should I feel to not know that this existed???
Is this a standard page  for maintenance? how did I miss this?
where did I go wrong????

Answer #3    Answered By: Deirdre Macias     Answered On: Sep 24

The ?contents=1 trick works for every web  part page.
Don't be so hard on yourself, we all had to learn it at some point.

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