Server 2008 Hyper-V Snapshot

We are upgrading a 2008 server to R2. I want to eliminate snapshots. One of my VM's has no snapshots showing in Hyper-V, however in its Hyper-V folder there is a .VHD file from 9/23 and a .AVHD file dated today in the snapshots folder. So there is obviously a snapshot going on. How do I merge so I can eliminate the snapshot?

Thank you.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Take another snapshot, wait 60 seconds, and then remove it, shutdown the VM, and wait for merge.

To understand Hyper-V Snapshots further consult this article


Hyper-V Snapshots FAQ
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jconklin-ansinc-netAuthor Commented:
I followed an article that said to down the VM, rename the AVHD file to VHD after getting a backup of it, then go to Edit Disk in Hyper-V Manager and merge it to the parent. This was successful.
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jconklin-ansinc-netAuthor Commented:
I found the answer shortly after posting the question.
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