VSS Error: 0x80042306 - Volume Shadow Copy Error


Error

VSS Error: 0x80042306 - Volume Shadow Copy Error

Description
This error occurs when a VSS provider blocks the creation of the VSS snapshot. This may be caused by
  • Installing a new 3rd party VSS provider
  • An existing provider becoming corrupted

Solution
Re-register the VSS components
Copy and paste the following lines into a DOS batch (.bat) file and execute:

cd /d %windir%\system32
net stop vss
net stop swprv
regsvr32 /s ole32.dll
regsvr32 /s oleaut32.dll
regsvr32 /s vss_ps.dll
vssvc /register
regsvr32 /s /i swprv.dll
regsvr32 /s /i eventcls.dll
regsvr32 /s es.dll
regsvr32 /s stdprov.dll
regsvr32 /s vssui.dll
regsvr32 /s msxml.dll
regsvr32 /s msxml3.dll
regsvr32 /s msxml4.dll
vssvc /register
net start swprv
net start vss


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Posted 15 Jun 2010 by Administrator
http://kb.macrium.com/KnowledgebaseArticle50029.aspx