Windows Event Log: VSS Event ID 12292

Written By Tami Sutcliffe (Super Administrator)

Updated at March 31st, 2021

Acronis does not remove its' VSS writer registry key when uninstalled:


1. Start > Run > Regedit and delete the registry Key for the Acronis provider. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\VSS\Providers

2. Open each key to view it's contents.  Locate the Acronis key.

3. Right click the Acronis key and export the key in case you need to restore it.

4. Delete the key.

5. Restart the VSS service if necessary