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Hard drive runs out of space soon because of avhd file

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I have a Hyper V VM on D drive, it's now only has 2G left, there are a few avhd files keep increasing size. However I don't see any snapshot setting in Hyper V.

It's going to run out of space soon, please advise what to do. thanks
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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It sounds like you have a Snapshot missing from GUI.

Create a new Snapshot, and wait 60 seconds, and then Delete the Snapshot.

You may have to shutdown and restart the VM several times, for the Merge to happen.

see here

Hyper-V Snapshots FAQ
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