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problem with purge temp and system tablespace

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i am purging tablespec with sys user and it seems doing it, but tablespaces are still full

also wanted to drop a datafile

alter tablespace system drop
datafile 'C:\oraclexe\files\'

and it giving the following error

Error starting at line 28 in command:
alter database datafile 'C:\oraclexe\files\' offline drop
Error report:
SQL Error: ORA-01541: system tablespace cannot be brought offline; shut down if necessary
01541. 00000 - "system tablespace cannot be brought offline; shut down if necessary"
*Cause:    Tried to bring system tablespace offline
*Action:   Shutdown if necessary to do recovery

but if i shutdown how i drop it? or delete manually the file?

sorry for the 2 question in one thread



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