Unable to delete Virtual Server from Hyper-V manager.

I attempted to delete a virtual machine from my 2012 hyper-v manager and received an error at the very end that there was a catastrophic error and it threw code 0x8000FFFF.  I found an article online explaining what to do as deleting is no longer an option.  It said to go to %systemroot%\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V\Virtual Machines, find the server in question, and delete it.  OK, did that, but the vm is still showing in the hyper-v manager that I can't connect to (obviously), but also cannot delete.  Is basically a ghost at this point.  Any thoughts on how to remove fully at this point?
J4sstromAsked:
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
You should just be able to right click the missing machine and select Delete even though the files are missing. If not then a restart of the VMM service may be needed first.
J4sstromAuthor Commented:
Delete is not an option that shows when right-clicking anymore.

Which service is VMM?
J4sstromAuthor Commented:
Nevermind, found what you meant.

But says Delete failed when trying to delete after restarting service.
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Muhammad BurhanManager I.T.Commented:
Get GUID of that VM from event viewer, then navigate to VM's location example 'C:\...Hyper-V\Virtual Machines' This is a hidden folder and requires Operating System files to be displayed.
right-click on the XML file with the same GUID,select delete and then retart VMM.

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Manikandan NarayanswamySecurity Specialist & IBM Security GuardiumCommented:
Hi,

Go to C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\Virtual machines\ look under this path in Virtual machines & Virtual machine configuration if you found any files regarding the failed VM delete it.

Let me know if it helps

Thanks
Manikandan
J4sstromAuthor Commented:
As shown above Muhammad, the path does not contain the xml file for the virtual machine, I had deleted it manually after the failed attempt to delete through the hyper-v manager program.

I followed the path you gave Manikandan, that also had no files to delete, just a path of empty folders.
Muhammad BurhanManager I.T.Commented:
Please try PowerShell cmd
Remove-VM –Name “VM Name"
with quotes
J4sstromAuthor Commented:
My apologies Mohammad.  This WAS the solution.  I just went back into the folder and there was a folder I missed that had the same guid as the xml file.  Deleting that, then going back into the Hyper-V manager it allowed me to remove it completely from view in the manager.

Thank you for your assistance.
Muhammad BurhanManager I.T.Commented:
Great!!
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