troubleshooting Question

Windows server 2016 using a lot of disk space

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Hi
We have noticed our windows server 2016 standard Server is using a lot of space on D drive

This server hosts 4 VM machines on HyperV.

Since the 17/7/20 the D drive has used 1Tb or storage, the odd thing is when we drill down into the D drive folders and select them all the size is only 1.05Tb therefore the space is being used elsewhere. I have checked the hidden files and nothing major shows.

The total space of the D drive is 3.5Tb and under Computer it’s now showing with only 1.16Tb free. 
Any ideas? Thanks



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