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resizing database file?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 16, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


I've SharePoint site content database with huge size (72 GB). I've deleted the main site (from SharePoint Administration) that cause this space but i can't see the effect!

I tried to shrink it with no benefits, i can't see where this huge size came from because the remaining site allocate only 200 MB.

So, How can i minimize the size of the database file? can i just resize it bu clicking Properties --> Files --> Initial Size ?



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