Backup of Shadow Copy Components Fails with "0xe0008516 - Resources specified for snapshot do not have any valid data on them. Check if files were deleted or renamed"

Backup of Shadow Copy Components Fails with "0xe0008516 - Resources specified for snapshot do not have any valid data on them. Check if files were deleted or renamed"

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Problem

Backup of Shadow Copy Component Fails

Error Message

Final error: 0xe0008516 - Resources specified for snapshot do not have any valid data on them. Check if files were deleted or renamed.

Event ID 12347 — Volume Shadow Copy Service Operations
Volume Shadow Copy Service error: An internal inconsistency was detected in trying to contact shadow copy service writers. The Registry Writer failed to respond to a query from VSS. Check to see that the Event Service and Volume Shadow Copy Service are operating properly, and please check the Application event log for any other events.

Cause

This event indicates that the registry Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) writer did not respond to a query from the VSS service.

Solution

1. Reboot the Server where the problem exists.

2. Perform the steps suggested in the below article and see if that resolves the Issue
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee264216(WS.10).aspx

If the Issue persists even after performing the above steps it is recommended to contact Microsoft Support to Resolve the above problem.


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