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Trying to delete a Windows system state filespace

I suspect that the filespace is causing our inventory expiration to hang. I started deleting it several days ago.

Reportedly, the process has deleted over 2.1 billion objects -- I figure I find highly dubious -- and continues to run. When I run a query on the filespaces for that node, the Windows SystemState filesystem is no longer listed -- just the c$ and d$ filespaces. Yet the deletion continues to run.

Corruption? Something to be concerned about?


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I noticed the same issue with one of my test Window's boxes. Was wiping everything out and starting fresh from backup point of view. Looking at the logs, final tally was 41,561,901 objects were deleted. Seem's high, took about 16 hours too. Again, this was just the system state filespace.

This was on Server with Client of

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