Windows Server Deduplication: reclaim disk space after deleting files

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Presentation 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: Start-DedupJob -Type GarbageCollection -Volume « D: » Adapt…