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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

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

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