Top ten reasons for backup failures - x360Recover BDR

Written By Tami Sutcliffe (Super Administrator)

Updated at April 12th, 2022

  1. Snapshot creation failed due to Windows VSS failure 
  2. There is not enough Shadow Copy storage space to create a backup
  3. A VSS writer is in a failed state
  4. A volume does not pass a CheckDisk (chkdsk)
  5. The Master File Table is highly fragmented
  6. A volume is extremely fragmented
  7. Another application interrupted the snapshot creation
  8. An uninstalled backup application left behind its VSS provider
  9. The OS does not pass a System File Checker (SFC) scan
  10. A Windows Server Backup disk is online 



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