Volume Shadow Copy Fails

Posted on 2011-04-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I keep getting an error when trying to start the Volume Shadow Copy Service.

The error is Error:1053. The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.

This if effecting the backup on the box from completing 100%.
Question by:David_Hagerman
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    Run windows updates and Make sure that your windows patches are up to date
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    Author Comment

    Okay It looks like there is a problem with Windows Updates - I will fix and let you know
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    Thank you H3nnys - You pointed me in the right direction the updates were running correctly so i ran a

    sfc /Scannow which fixed the files and then installed SP2. The service has now started

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