Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) provider is not registered : Error 0x80042304

Shadow Copy Initialisation Failed - Error 0x80042304: The Volume shadow copy provider is not registered in the system.

Seen from within Disk Management > C:\ > Properties > Shadow Copies

Other Details :Windows 2012 R2, HyperV, Avamar Backups
Neil PettyICT ContractorAsked:
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myousufaliCommented:
Check this script on technet.

Hope this will help you.
Neil PettyICT ContractorAuthor Commented:
Thanks myousufali-  found that earlier - dd not work for me!,  however :

https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28428502/Backup-Problems-with-Volume-Shadow-Copy-Service.html#a40048654
cityofarlington  put me on the right track.

The registry entry needed to be imported was the following :
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VSS\Providers\{b5946137-7b9f-4925-af80-51abd60b20d5}]
@="Microsoft Software Shadow Copy provider 1.0"
"VersionId"="{00000001-0000-0000-0007-000000000001}"
"Version"="1.0.0.7"
"Type"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\VSS\Providers\{b5946137-7b9f-4925-af80-51abd60b20d5}\CLSID]
@="{65EE1DBA-8FF4-4a58-AC1C-3470EE2F376A}"

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The registry component was gathered from another working host!

Noting that the issues was related to the Microsoft Software Shadow Copy provider 1.0

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