Inactive Workflow handled as active - cannot be removed

I've got a VERY strange behavior here. One workflow, which is in fact inactive/not assigned to any workflow scheme, cannot be removed, because JIRA locks it as active. Any ideas, why this happens? See the screenshots for more details.

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Thats weird. What if you assigned the workflow to a 'test' scheme and delete it again, would that help?

This worked for me as well oddly.

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Ivan Tse Atlassian Team Dec 20, 2012

Try running an integrity check.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Using+the+Database+Integrity+Checker

There could be some issue associations that weren't cleaned up correct. If that doesn't help give us a holler at support.atlassian.com so we can take a look at your logs and see what's going on.

That's what I tried in the first place ... also a reindex. Didn't work. Don't know why or how, but Zulfadli's tip worked.

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OMG. That did the trick. Would be interesting to know how this problem began in the first place, but thanks Zulfadli!

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Just to mention ... I would love to check Zulfadli's answer as the correct one ... but it's a comment and I can't do it :(

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have made that into an answer, you can accept it now.

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