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What causes multible AVHDX files to be created for a Hyper-v VM

I have a Windows 2012 R2 server with 2 VM's - One of the VM's has about 60 AVHDX files created in the folder - What causes this?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
SNAPSHOTS!

Hyper-V Snapshots FAQ

Backup application that leave snapshots, or manual creation of snapshots!

Running VMs on Snapshots is not supported, and performance is poor.
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