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Release space from primary file group

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Hello,

I've one old database (SQL Server 2005) with 30 GB .mdf space.
I wanted to move one table in another file group so, I did that after creating clustered index. That tables contains 19 GB space and it is transferred in different drive and file group.

But primary file, still contains 30 GB space. I want to release that unused space from primary file group.

About Fill Factor, I did check it contains 0%.

Can you please assist me on it?

Best Regards,
Mohit Pandit
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