To configure the service, use the Microsoft Windows Services applet.
If you were directed to this article to solve a problem by using the Windows Installer Cleanup utility, please contact your software manufacturer for installation support on the product, or see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article for steps to troubleshoot uninstallation issues with products that use Windows Installer: Cause This problem occurs if registry entries remain from a program that was uninstalled.
If the program was not uninstalled successfully, the System Writer may list files to be backed up even though the files have been deleted. For example, McAfee VirusScan 8.
Resolution To resolve this problem, use one of the following methods. Contact the vendor Contact the vendor of the program for information about how to clean up the files that are listed in the error messages.
For information about how to contact the vendor of the program, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support.
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Reinstall the program Reinstall the program that is referenced in the error messages, and then use the Windows Installer CleanUp utility to uninstall the software.
Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.Nov 20, · Volume Shadow Copy Service Started Automatic Also check the dependency services that are required for Volume Shadows Copy Service to run.
To check that double click on the service and click on the dependency tab. Let’s see how to repair/fix and re-register VSS Volume Shadow Copy Service writers in Windows Server Volume Shadow Copy Service VSS failure occurs while doing backup in .
ASR Writer - VSS Volume Shadow Copy BITS Writer - BITS Background Intelligent Transfer Service COM+ REGDB Writer - VSS Volume Shadow Copy. A VSS writer must be present for the Volume Shadow Copy Service to quiesce (freeze) the program in order to take an application-aware backup.
VSS Requestor: This initiates the backup process. VSS Provider: This allows the VSS backup process to work with the system's hardware and operating system.
Oct 10, · The main component behind all this is the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) introduced in Windows Server The idea is actually quite simple: create a Windows service that is able to coordinate the actions required to create a consistent shadow copy (also known as a snapshot or a point-in-time copy) of the data you want to backup.
Apr 19, · This problem occurs if registry entries remain from a program that was uninstalled. If the program was not uninstalled successfully, the System Writer may list files to be backed up even though the files have been deleted.