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Consolidating snapshot of a VM that is not found in Snapshot Manager

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I have an issue where I have a VM running off a snapshot, but I can't consolidate it the usual way because it 's not visible via the Snapshot Manager.

My issue described here: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&docTypeID=DT_KB_1_1&externalId=2003638

The problem for me is, this VM has 65 GB C: and 600 GB data drive.  I have only 50 GB left on the datastore.  I need to take a snapshot of this VM and then delete it immediately afterwards in hopes that it consolidates the other snapshots.  

My question is, how do I know that my 50 GB free space will be enough space for the snapshot? Is there a way to determine this?