Creating a Checkpoint of a VM in Hyper-V

What is a Checkpoint: Checkpoint makes a snapshot of the virtual machine and virtual machine memory state, but is not a full backup of the VM.

 - Right click on the VM or on the right pane under the Server settings,
 - Click on Checkpoint

– The status of the machine will be displayed as creating Checkpoint and the percentage will be displayed as well.

and under the Action pane (under the server settings, you will have the ability to cancel creating Checkpoint.

After the successful creation of the checkpoint, the virtual machine checkpoint window pops up, stating the Production checkpoint is created as shown below.

Now you will be able to view the checkpoint created under the checkpoint window

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