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Is it OK to run Shadow copy on the system (C:) volume? If not is there documentation explaining why?

Thanks in advance.
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No reason why not. Volume shadow copy only creates previous versions of shared folders so (most) system folders will not be affected by it.
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grapeorillo,

I personally wouldnt...not that there is a huge problem as shown above, but VSS is on a per volume basis and user data in my opinion should be kept on a separate volume with VSS enabled

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James
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I waited around to see if anyone disagreed.  Thanks.
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