Event ID 12289 VSS AOFO failing before BE 12.5 executes

recieve the following event log error:

Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error DeviceIoControl(\\?\Volume{d774319f-1914-11df-a00a-806e6f6e6963} - 0000015C,0x0053c008,00F9E848,0,00F9D840,4096,[0]).  hr = 0x80070057.

   Processing EndPrepareSnapshots

   Execution Context: System Provider

Here is the BE 12.5 error as well:

 AOFO: Initialization failure on: "C:". Advanced Open File Option used: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS).
V-79-10000-11217 - VSS Snapshot error. The Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) snapshot failed. Make sure that all provider services and tasks are running. Check the Windows Event Viewer for details.

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Anyone have a resolution? Please advise.
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Shreedhar EtteCommented:

- Post the output of the vssadminlist writers
- What is the status of the MS Software Shadow Copy Provider and Volume Shadow Copy services?
- Any other VSS error events observed on the server?
- Does your Backup Exec is updated with latest service packs and hotfixes?
- Any other VSS aware backup application running at the same time?


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