How to Start/Stop Volume Shadowcopy Service

Service name: VSS Display name: Volume Shadow Copy Description: Manages and implements Volume Shadow Copies used for backup and other purposes. If this service is stopped, shadow copies will be unavailable for backup and the backup may fail. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start. Path […]

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Troubleshooting VSS

Problem: This article details how to troubleshoot VSS errors. The VSS Framework was developed by Microsoft and as such StorageCraft support is limited in troubleshooting these issues. If the VSS Framework needs further diagnosis and troubleshooting after all StorageCraft resources have been exhausted, you may need to contact Microsoft for further assistance. Cause: Backups may fail if […]

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