troubleshooting Question

Two Vss writers are in the failed state

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Hi Experts,

We have been getting Event ID 8 in the system log and event id 12298 in the application log that correspond to VSS.  When doing a vssadmin list writers in the cmd prompt, we see that the sqlserverwriter and the wmi writer have a failed state 7.  

Currently, Norton Ghost and Carbonite use these writers.  Both seem to complete there backups okay.  

Can anyone shed some light on what might need to be done regarding those writers?

Thanks!
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