Windows Server Deduplication: reclaim disk space after deleting files


On a Windows Server volume where deduplication is enabled, when deleting files, the recovered space is not necessarily available immediately.

In this article we will see how to recover the space immediately.

Recover disk space

Open a PowerShell command prompt as an administrator and enter the following command:

Adapt the letter of the Volume parameter to your environment

Pour suivre l’avancement du job entrer la commande suivante :

It is also possible advancement from the file explorer and see the space that is released.

Related Posts

QNAP: add a shared folder

In this tutorial, we will see how to create a shared folder with a QNAP NAS and access it from Windows. Creating the shared folder 1. Go to the administration interface and open Control Panel <<

EMC Unity 300 add a LUN

In this tutorial, we'll see how to add a LUN to a UNITY 300 storage array using the Unisphere Web interface. Before adding a LUN, hosts must be configured on the array. 1. On the web interface, go to

Installing and Configuring Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) on 2 VMs

In this article, we will see how to set up Storage Spaces Direct under two VMs. S2D is the solution hyperconverged of Microcrost arrival with Windows Server 2016. I also took advantage of this lab to