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How To Delete the .VHDX After Deletetin a VM

Posted on 2013-11-11
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Hello.

I noticed that when I proceed to delete a VM from one of our Hyper-V servers, the Virtual Disk File still lingers in the default folder (C:\Users\Public\Documents\Hyper-V\Virtual Hard Disks\).
Is there a way to tell Hyper-V that I don't really want this file anymore instead of doing it manually?
If not, what would be the best practices steps to get rid of this VHDX file?

Thanks as always.
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Delete them manually. Hyper-V Manager does not remove the VHD/VHDX files for safety reasons.
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