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    I'm trying to locate where Vista stores the shadow copy files.

    I've been backing up a machine on an external drive and it's getting full, so I'd like to also delete the shadow copy files from the external drive.

    Anyone know by any chance?

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    Re: Shadow Copy storage locations

    I believe they're stored in the System Volume Information folder.
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      Re: Shadow Copy storage locations

      If don't know where they are stored but you can resize how much disk space shadow copies use which will delete older copies first. This article describes using vssadmin: