Note : Before you proceed with the following instructions, back up the database. If your organization integrates multiple Blackbaud products, refer to the Additional Requirements section of the backup article.
**You cannot recover purged assets without restoring to a backup.

  1. In Administration, click Purge Assets  
  2. Mark the Create an exception query of assets checkbox to create a query of excluded assets that did not meet purging requirements  
  3. Mark the Print a control report checkbox to keep a record of the purged assets  
  4. Select the Filters tab and define the appropriate filters  
  5. Click Pre-Purge Report to verify the assets  
  6. Click Purge Now