WinZip Fails with a VSS Error

I am trying to create a Winzip backup of my Data Directory. It is about 64 GB

I get this VSS Error.

Any suggestions on where to start looking?

Thanks,

Steve


Adding 0 MyDocMgmt/Patroit Drive Backup from MAC\TV Shows\Castle 01-15-14 ''Famous Last Words'' (1).mp4
Adding 0 MyDocMgmt/Patroit Drive Backup from MAC\TV Shows\Castle 01-15-14 ''One Man's Treasure'' (1).mp4
Adding 0 MyDocMgmt\VSS Error - Log Name - Copy.docx
Adding 0 MyDocMgmt\VSS Error - Log Name.docx
Total bytes=68435301822, Compressed=59092117636 -> 14 percent savings.
steveurichAsked:
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
You might try 7-zip.  It works better a lot of the time.  http://www.7-zip.org/  And it's free.
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NVITCommented:
Does it happen if you use the Split of the Span/Split option?
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nobusCommented:
what are the sizes of both files in the winzip?
maybe the size is too big?
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steveurichAuthor Commented:
Re: Nobus
I was not aware that WinZip had a file size limitation.

Re: New Village
What is the Split Span Option. Why do you think that it would help?

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My main concern is why does the VSS Service keep stopping and starting again.
Windows Event Log says that sometimes it stops as it has been idle for a period but I am concerned that it is causing the WinZip ErrorVss-Ran-Out-of-Time.pdf
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nobusCommented:
does it work with other files, eg smaller ones?
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steveurichAuthor Commented:
I tried it with a 11gb folder. It seemed to finish but there was a message at the end saying WinZip Encountered an Error.

Don't know how to see if it got everything.

Tried it with a a 640MB folder and it finished without error message.

Steve
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NVITCommented:
I haven't confirmed if this works or not. If you like, you can try the span switch.
http://kb.winzip.com/kb/entry/255/
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NVITCommented:
According to winzip site http://www.winzip.com/win/en/cl-features.html#sub-nav 
Support for the 64-bit extended Zip file format, which for all practical purposes eliminates the existing restrictions on Zip file size and capacity, is included in the Command Line Add-On.

That said, IDK if there is a limit when using the GUI.
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nobusCommented:
could be one of the files is bad - can you copy that folder and retry?
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