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ESXi 4.1 and a vm that has delta files and many vmdk files

I have a vm that had some delta files on it so I created a test snapshot and then deleted them all. When I clicked on delete all there is a consolidated helper alsp showing up there but when I say to delete all, it comes back after 95% with a message saying that a file is locked.
Now if I go into edit the setting of the vm, the disk is running on delta vmdk files. How do I get it off of the delta vmdk file?
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vmich
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Okay, first I need you to upload a screenshot of the datastore.

Do you use Veeam, any other backup product, check the virtual disk is not connected to Veeam appliance, VM or other appliance

see my EE Article

HOW TO: VMware Snapshots :- Be Patient
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vmichAuthor Commented:
snapshot solution
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