Delete a sub folder from a VSS snapshot

Hi,

We have found some of our VSS snapshots have infected files in them. Ideally we don't want to remove the whole snap, just the folders with the infected files. Is this possible?

Best wishes Michael
Michael CurtisAsked:
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Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
avhd(x) shouldn't be touched. You can mount it, but if you delete some file from it, hyper-v Will report that the snapshot is corrupt.

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/b5ec1ea3-aacd-4cb7-99b1-a50a8e8b3fd3/mounting-avhd-file-in-disk-manager?forum=winserverhyperv

Make a copy first if try anyway.
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Michael CurtisAuthor Commented:
Hi Benjamin,

I'm talking about Windows 2012 file VSS snapshots not Hyper-V. The snapshots are of folders the contain files that are snapped for backup purposes.

Best wishes

Michael
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Benjamin VoglarIT ProCommented:
Oh. I am sorry. When I saw snapshot, I automatically read vhd.
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Michael CurtisAuthor Commented:
No one came up with a solution on this one. In the end we just removed the snapshots and started again.
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Michael CurtisAuthor Commented:
No one came up with an answer. It is a C as it isn't what we wanted to do.
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