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Delete Triggers and Rules for Triggers

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

You can delete triggers or rules for triggers that are no longer needed. Triggers that are deleted are no longer applied to any queue, regardless of where the deletion of the trigger is initiated.

Deleting triggers and rules for triggers

To delete triggers and rules for triggers

  1. Open Computer Management.

  2. In the console tree, click Triggers or Rules .


    • Computer Management/Services and Applications/Message Queuing/Triggers/Triggers (or Rules)

  3. In the details pane, right-click the applicable trigger or rule, and then click Delete .


    Click the applicable trigger or rule, and then press the DELETE key.

Additional considerations

  • To open Computer Management on Windows® 7, click Start , right-click Computer , and then click Manage .

  • To open Computer Management on Windows Server® 2008 R2, click Start , click All Programs , click Administrative Tools , and then click Computer Management .

  • All triggers and rules for triggers created on the local computer are displayed in the details pane of Computer Management.

  • To detach rules from a trigger without deleting them, right-click the applicable trigger in the details pane, and then click Properties . Click the Attached Rules tab, select each rule that you want to detach, and then click Detach .

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