Hyper-v machine shows space full in the VHD, but the drive has 160GB free.

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Hyper-v machine shows space full in the VHD, but the drive has 160GB free.
Volume 160 GB free. But disk says 199 GB out of 203.
Cluster volume has half the storage free, 500 of 1tb.
Please suggest.
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Commented:
The VM only sees the disk size allocated to it not the Hyper-V storage size.
Increase VM disk size.

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The disk size allocated is 203GB. Which is dynamic expanding and the user had to issue with Login. I was able to reduce the size by 15 GB. i.e now 188GB out of 203 GB.
The question is what is the stuff that eats up space and can that be reduced.
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Run disk cleanup on drive, right select the drive (C:)  properties.  Could be temp files, windows system files, use button cleanup system files.
Review downloads folder and recycle bin.
What OS is the VM?

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Thank you.

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