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How to use VSS Volume Shadow Service?

by mgsoldba / February 7, 2006 10:54 PM PST

My system is Windows XP.
What file system do I have to have on my computer in order to copy a volume shadow, NTFS or FAT32?
Some software says it has to be NTFS. Is this correct?
If so, on which drive do I have to have it,: System drive (C), or local drive (D)?
Thank you, Gila.

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by Kono Kusotare / February 8, 2006 2:58 AM PST

If your network is running Windows Server 2003 you can use VSS on NTFS volumes.

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VSS on home PC
by mgsoldba / February 8, 2006 10:55 PM PST
In reply to: VSS

Thank you.
I have a home PC, without network. I have an internet supplier. I want to backup my system disk while I am NOT connected to any network.
Regards, gila.

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The home solutions.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 8, 2006 10:58 PM PST
In reply to: VSS on home PC

The usual is a tool like ACRONIS or for files... SYNCTOY.

Both can be researched at google.


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