manual delete vmware screenshot files on datastore

tachimiri
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Dear experts,
i've terminated the space on datastore. So i've consolidated the running virtual machine. But i think that some files related to removed screenshots are still on datastore.
You can see on attachhed file the situation.Actually there aren't screenshot on virtual machine.
Wich vmdk files can i manualy remove safetly ?
Thanks a lot
Regards
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Commented:
Please upload a screenshot of the datastore.

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Here the datastore snaphsot
Thanks
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
Fellow 2018
Expert of the Year 2017

Commented:
I would say no files can be deleted, until you sort out the snapshot!

did you know, you have a snapshot?

see my EE Article

HOW TO: VMware Snapshots :- Be Patient

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I don't have any snapshot as you can see in attach file.
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VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Commented:
Why do you not think, you do not have any snapshots, see the folders on the datastore....there are snapshot files.

also check the VM, too see if it's using a snapshot.

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