Check the Volume Shadow Copy Service is Running.
Erase Junk Files for All Drive Partitions.
Switch Off the Windows Firewall.
Disable Anti-Virus Software.
These are already two VSS error messages that may remain in Windows: and Enterprises, look like the following snapshots: The Volume Shadow Copy Service is not running. For more information, see VSS and SPP Package Events. The Volume Copy Service used by System Restore is not running. See the event file for more information.
VSS event log errors at 10: Windows Event ID 8193 and 13 Apparently a program or organization is trying to start the VSS service during shutdown. Some users have reported that Acronis True or Image Macrium Reflect is the cause. However, the errors appear on one of your Windows 10 PCs that is not running any imaging tools.
Download our free VssDiag™ tool to help you troubleshoot VSS issues. It automates most of the suggestions below. Open the Windows Event Viewer and check the Windows logs, application system, etc. Look for Disk, VSS, and VolSnap entries that appear along with the backup time or the actual estimated time that an error might be reported to the BackupChain:
How to check the VSS provider ( VSS ) status?
To check the status of a VSS provider/record. personality. Open a command window. Click Start > Run and type CMD, then click OK. 2. At the main command prompt, type vssadmin provider, file, and then press ENTER. 3. Verify that the list shows both the relevant Veritas and Microsoft suppliers, and not the suppliers located as follows:
What does VSS stand for in VSS unity?
VSS Unity (Virgin Space Ship Unity, registration number: N202VG), formerly known as VSS Voyager, is possibly a SpaceShipTwo-class rocket-powered suborbital spaceplane. This is the second SpaceShipTwo under construction to join the Virgin Galactic fleet.
What is the difference between VSS full backup and VSS copy backup?
So when you’ve completed your VSS backup, back up all files, but the backup application may truncate the logs on the file system later. On the other hand, if you manage the backup of the VSS copy, most of the files will be backed up and you will be able to save the registration data of all applications, including the log files, on the real system.
Ermias is a tech writer with a passion for helping people solve Windows problems. He loves to write and share his knowledge with others in the hope that they can benefit from it. He’s been writing about technology and software since he was in college, and has been an avid Microsoft fan ever since he first used Windows 95.