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This is the built-in help made by Microsoft for the command 'Remove-VMSnapshot', in PowerShell version 5 - as retrieved from Windows version 'Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard' PowerShell help files on 2016-06-23.

For PowerShell version 3 and up, where you have Update-Help, this command was run just before creating the web pages from the help files.


Deletes a virtual machine checkpoint.


Remove-VMSnapshot [-VMName] <String[]> [[-Name] <String[]>] [-AsJob] [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-IncludeAllChildSnapshots] [-Passthru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf]
Remove-VMSnapshot [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]> [[-Name] <String[]>] [-AsJob] [-IncludeAllChildSnapshots] [-Passthru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-VMSnapshot [-VMSnapshot] <VMSnapshot[]> [-AsJob] [-IncludeAllChildSnapshots] [-Passthru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

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The Remove-VMSnapshot deletes a virtual machine checkpoint.

Note: In Windows Server 2012 R2, virtual machine snapshots were renamed to virtual machine checkpoints. For clarity, this document will refer to virtual machine snapshots as