Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012
You cannot delete an individual message from a queue. Instead, you can purge all messages to completely clear the contents of the queue.
To purge messages
Open Computer Management.
In the console tree, right-click Queue messages or the subqueue from which you want to purge messages.
- Computer Management/Services and Applications/Message Queuing/ YourQueueFolder (such as Public Queues or Private Queues)/ MainQueueName /Queue messages or SubqueueName
Point to All Tasks , and then click Purge .
Click Yes to confirm that you want to delete all messages in the queue.
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 .