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How to Start/Stop Volume Shadow Copy service

Service name: VSS

Display name: Volume Shadow Copy


Description:

Manages and implements Volume Shadow Copies used for backup and other purposes. If this service is stopped, shadow copies will
be unavailable for backup and the backup may fail. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe

Type services.msc and press Enter

Locate Volume Shadow Copy service observe his current status and open to make changes

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

To finish press ok button and close Services window

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

Please perform the following steps:

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