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Scheduled Backup continues to fail

Trikewtk
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My scheduled backup on the server continues to fail.  Here is what the log states when I try to "Backup Now"

Volume shadow copy creation: Attempt 1.

Error returned while creating the volume shadow copy:0x8004230f.

Error returned while creating the volume shadow copy:8004230f
Aborting Backup.

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The operation did not successfully complete.

What can I do to fix this issue.
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Top Expert 2006
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The best specific proposal I found was disabling shadow copy to reenable the backup.
http://forums.techarena.in/archive/index.php/t-94098.html

Maybe VSS hotfixes
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=833167

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what could i reinstall in this case.  I think something is corrupted.
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Tell me what are backing up the files to?

Usually If you are having problem backing up shadow copy, you will also have error for shadow copy of the drive which sometimes is a problem to an isulated partition or disc.
Any way take a look a this link:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=909265

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=830575    <------ This one look like your problem.

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Somehow VSS was disabled.  I restarted, and successfully backed up.
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Nice, so rebooting could have solved the problem?

The lack of services is mentioned in this blog,  but it refers to other error codes.
http://blogs.msdn.com/adioltean/archive/2004/12/26/332540.aspx
Please check that the following services are enabled:
- "Remote Procedure Call" (RPCSS) should be enabled, Automatic
- "COM+ Event System" (EventSystem) should be enabled, Manual
- "System Event Notification Service" (SENS) should be enabled, Automatic
- "Volume Shadow Copy" (VSS) should be enabled, Manual
- "Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider" (SWPRV) should be enabled, manual.
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