Remove deduplication from a volume with powershell


First check if there is enough diskspace to expand the files to there original size, plus the size of the current deduplication database.

remove the optimization from the volume

See the results of the running Job:

Next, clean up the database. For this, deduplication must be turned on.

To turn on deduplication you can explude folders so the deduplication is running but does not do any dedup work.

When all is done, disable dedup and remove the feature.



One comment

  • Thanks! Helpful info!

    Just one typo correction. It’s “Get-DedupJob” not “Get-Dedup-Job” with a dash


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