How to delete VHD


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       #1

    How to delete VHD


    Hey everyone, this is my first post, but I want to get straight to the point.

    I created a VHD a few years back and it has grown in file size. However, these files are now useless to me and I would like to delete them.
    I unmounted the driver and when i try to delete it from my file explorer, it says the file is in use(see screenshot)

    Is there any way to delete this?

    My pc specs
    Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz 2.19 GHz
    Installed RAM 8.00 GB (7.88 GB usable)
    Graphics Card Intel HD 5500
    How to delete VHD-capture.png
      My Computer


  2. Posts : 3,643
    Windows 11 Pro 64 Bit 21H2
       #2

    Open This PC or File Explorer, Right click the VHD and choose Eject. How to delete VHD
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  3. Posts : 1,768
    Windows 11 [21H2]
       #3

    VHD is a like of every single file. but different. equivalent in iso and img files:

    Open Explorer (explorer.exe)
    Right-click the VHD file
    Choose Eject
    Locate the VHD file
    Right-click the file
    Choose delete or,
    Click the file
    press delete or shift+delete
    click yes
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