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Since the release 1709 of Windows 10, a new Hyper-V feature called Automatic Checkpoints made its appearance. By default, its enabled globally and can be only be configured/controlled on the Guest VM level.

Two options here.

  • can be configured through VM Settings GUI.
  • using PowerShell.

Below is described the way of configuring automatic checkpoints behavior using PowerShell.

Enable automatic checkpoints for an individual VM.

Disable automatic checkpoints for an individual VM.

Hyper-V Virtual Machine Settings

Enable automatic checkpoints on all the VM’s.

Disable automatic checkpoints on all the VM’s.

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