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Recycle Bin would not empty

  Asked By: Heena    Date: Sep 05    Category: MOSS    Views: 1714

We ran into this issue this week. On MOSS 2007, we had a Site Collection that
had used all of its space. In an attempt to free up space, we wanted to empty
the Site Collection recycle bin. Only, it wouldn't empty. It would act like it
was going to, and then not actually delete anything. We eventually expanded the
site quota and the Recycle Bin emptied first try after that.

Does anyone have any insight as to how much space you need to have available to
empty the recycle bin, or did we run into an oddity?



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Ian Davis     Answered On: Sep 05

Try emptying the recycle  bin from the site collection first, and then the site
collection itself.

Do you have a good backup of the site? You know after you delete it someone is
going to want a piece of data from it.

You can try:

I don't think this is relevant to you but it is a shot:

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