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Delete missing Archive mailbox database

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I have an SBS2011 server with Exchange 2010.  I created an Archive mailbox database to test but deleted the VHD that the file was on (no backup).  I now get perminant Exchange index errors but as the file is missing and the database shows as unmounted the Remove process does not work.  The existance of the mailbox is a problem as when I recently added a new VHD it selected the same volume letter which caused Exchange to stop sending and receiving mail.
Does anyone know how to force the removal so that I can create a new Archive mailbox?
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Rajkumar-MCITP earned 200 total points
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use adsiedit to delete the archive mailbox database

path will be like this

Configuration Partition ->Services -> MS Exchange -> Organization Name -> Administrative Group -> Server -> Archive Mailbox database
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Thank you, that worked.
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