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How to Start/Stop Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider service

Service name: swprv

Display name: Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider


Description:

Manages software-based volume shadow copies taken by the Volume Shadow Copy service. If this service is stopped, software-based

volume shadow copies cannot be managed. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k swprv

Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider service from Services.msc

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type services.msc and press Enter

Locate Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

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