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September 3, 2009  3:40 AM

Server 2003 NT Backup not working



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider, ntbackup, shadow copies, shadow copy fails, volume shadow copy, vssadmin, vssadmin list writers

I ran into this recently where I could not create a normal backup or system state backup. Upon troubleshooting i would go to a command prompt and type "vssadmin list writers" and it would come up blank... Well following some instructions from Microsoft's website I managed to get it back up and...

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