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Backup Fails Due To VSS Failure

Last Modified: 2012-05-09
Intel Xeon 2.8
3.25GB Ram
Dell Poweredge 2850
Backup Tech: ntbackup (Local)
                           MS DPM (network)

Everytime I try to Perform a system state backup or anything that using VSS
I get the following error:

Backup Status
Operation: Backup
Active backup destination: File
Media name: "SystemState3-4bkf.bkf created 3/7/2010 at 4:11 PM"

Volume shadow copy creation: Attempt 1.
Timeout before function completed

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

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


The operation did not successfully complete.


I have done :
cd /d %windir%\system32
Net stop vss
Net stop swprv
regsvr32 ole32.dll
regsvr32 oleaut32.dll
regsvr32 vss_ps.dll
vssvc /register
regsvr32 /i swprv.dll
regsvr32 /i eventcls.dll
regsvr32 es.dll
regsvr32 stdprov.dll
regsvr32 vssui.dll
regsvr32 msxml.dll
regsvr32 msxml3.dll
regsvr32 msxml4.dll

Volume path: C:\
    Volume name: \\?\Volume{ed064204-a325-11dc-935c-806e6f6e6963}\
Volume path: D:\
    Volume name: \\?\Volume{b818e003-a363-11dc-bcdb-001143ed61b3}\

C:\>vssadmin list providers
vssadmin 1.1 - Volume Shadow Copy Service administrative command-line tool
(C) Copyright 2001 Microsoft Corp.

Provider name: 'Microsoft Software Shadow Copy provider 1.0'
   Provider type: System
   Provider Id: {b5946137-7b9f-4925-af80-51abd60b20d5}

I have disabled shadow copies on c: as well as having it enabaled and it still yields the same result

When I perform vssadmin list writers it just hangs for 6+ minutes with no information

I am having a heck of a time with this and needs some help as no backups have occured since 2/26

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