Is it safe to delete SQL Server Transaction Log?

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Microsoft Windows Server 2003
SQL 2005
SQL Server 2005
SQL Server logs
SQL Server transaction logs
SQL transaction logs
In one point, I create two Transaction Log for a database, and now I want to delete the second Transaction Log in order to free more space. I just want to get ride of the second file. Is it safe to delete it? SQL Server allow me to do it from DATABASE PROPERTIES WINDOW, but I want to make sure that it is safe to drop it.

Software/Hardware used:
SQL Server 2005, Windows Server 2003

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Yes it is safe to remove from the database properties window. If there is a problem the database engine will return an error message before anything bad could happen.

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    [...] 4. Mr. Denny assures us that it is safe to delete SQL Server transaction logs. [...]
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