Window 2003 Backup

If I schedule to backup the Window 2003, it always returns with the following error. However, if I backup the Window in real time, it could run succesfully. Any idea ?

"Backup Status
Operation: Backup
Active backup destination: LTO Ultrium
Media name: "Mon Backup"

Volume shadow copy creation: Attempt 1.

Error returned while creating the volume shadow copy:0x8000ffff.

Error returned while creating the volume shadow copy:Catastrophic failure

Aborting Backup.


The operation did not successfully complete."
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follow this article please

another helpful article

Go to Computer from the start menu. Right click the hard drive in use. Click Properties. Go to Tools and click Check Disc and a little window should pop up and then click start, It'll tell you can't check a disc in progress. Then it'll ask you if you'd like to schedule one. Click the option that will. After that restart your computer and if should perform the disk check. It will repair whatever is wrong.
I had this same problem and found out, that I needed to do all the updates for Server 2003..

I also had to make sure I did all the ROLLUP Packages.

I found the one that fixed my backup problem was the VSS Update rollup package, # 940349
Here's the x86 version:
and the x64 version;

Another server I worked on, that had all it's rollup packages installed, I reinstalled this update and it fixed the backup problem.

let us know if that works for you..

Sajid Shaik MSystem AdminCommented:
which version backup exec ?
what kind of data backup ?


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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
It is just a Window Backup come with Window 2003. The version is Window 2003 R2.

AXISHKAuthor Commented:
Install the patch as mentioned but doesn't help. Tks

Sajid Shaik MSystem AdminCommented:
re register available following DLLS will fix your issues

regsvr32 ole32.dll
regsvr32 vss_ps.dll
Vssvc /Register
Regsvr32 /i eventcls.dll
regsvr32 es.dll
regsvr32 stdprov.dll
regsvr32 msxml.dll
regsvr32 msxml3.dll

see the article
for dll registration

all the best
Sajid Shaik MSystem AdminCommented:
as well as follow this article

all the best
Sajid Shaik MSystem AdminCommented:

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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
Already done that but doesn't help...

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