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Title: VSS error
Post by: SRoper on September 23, 2015, 11:03:10 PM
I would appreciate help with the following error shown in that attachment. I'm running Windows 7.
Sincere thanks
stephen


Title: Re: VSS error
Post by: Julian on September 24, 2015, 02:26:09 AM
I would appreciate help with the following error shown in that attachment. I'm running Windows 7.
Sincere thanks
stephen
ah okay so i see one of the writers has an error. mainly shadow copy optimization writer.
First i need you to
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vssadmin list providers next i need you to run
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vssadmin list writersif you can copy that to a txt file that would be great or get a snapshot. i usually don't like opening pptx files "security risks" lol plus they keep personal info on them of the created user than again all files do....
Title: Re: VSS error
Post by: SRoper on September 24, 2015, 06:14:07 AM
Hi Julian. Most sincere thanks for your effort to help me. I could save to a text file; managed to do what you ask but could only get a picture which I've included in a pdf file. Hope that's ok and you'll be able to help me resolve this. Again, sincere thanks, stephen
Title: Re: VSS error
Post by: Julian on September 24, 2015, 08:19:24 PM
Hi Julian. Most sincere thanks for your effort to help me. I could save to a text file; managed to do what you ask but could only get a picture which I've included in a pdf file. Hope that's ok and you'll be able to help me resolve this. Again, sincere thanks, stephen
so we got a provider now what about a writer?
I don't see the
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vssadmin list writers
Title: Re: VSS error
Post by: SRoper on September 24, 2015, 08:23:28 PM
Thank you Julian. I'm sorry you don't see what you need. Please guide me with the steps to get the "code" you need?
Title: Re: VSS error
Post by: Julian on September 24, 2015, 08:29:46 PM
all you gotta do is type that command in the command prompt and let me know what it outputs :)
Title: Re: VSS error
Post by: SRoper on September 25, 2015, 12:29:34 AM
Hi Julian, sincere thanks again. Please see attached file - I hope anxiously this is what you're asking for? Sincerely, stephen
 
Title: Re: VSS error
Post by: Julian on September 25, 2015, 12:51:10 AM
okay i uploaded a batch file called vss run this as administrator and try doing what you tried earlier to see if you get that error because frankly that error is saying that its not registered
this should re register you may get a few that says it can't register no worries just click ok.
Title: Re: VSS error
Post by: SRoper on September 27, 2015, 06:43:06 PM
Hi Julian. I have run the batch file you let me have and it seems the problem is now solved. Thank you most sincerely for your very kind help. Stephen