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I am running Windows Server 2008 and have full backups running every night.

I wanted it to keep 2-5 new backups and then delete the oldest. Instead, it keeps the first 100 or so. Instead of deleting the oldest to clear disk space, it clears recent ones.

How can I clear the oldest ones out and give it space, and how can I have it always delete the oldest to free up disk space?

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If they are just files on the file system, a powershell with a date parameter could work. Thought I'm not familiar with the windows backup tools, it may be configurable directly from there. –  Nate Jun 9 '11 at 15:39
Windows Server Backup does full system backups to another disk. I know of the command to delete the incrememntal backups but I have no idea how to remove full backup images. –  SickNick Jun 9 '11 at 17:23
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