Event ID 257 is logged in the System Event Log several times on a Windows Server 2003-based computer when attempting to create an image with BESR (Backup Exec System Recovery)

Problem

Event ID 257 is logged in the System Event Log several times on a Windows Server 2003-based computer when attempting to create an image with BESR (Backup Exec System Recovery)

Error Message

Event ID 257 is logged in the System event log several times with error: Timed out sending notification of target device change to window of "Application Name"

Solution

Following error is logged in the event log:

 
Event Type: Warning
Event Source: PlugPlayManager
Event Category: None
Event ID: 257
Date: Date
Time: Time
User: N/A
Computer: Computer Name
Description: Timed out sending notification of target device change to window of "C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec System Recovery\Agent\VProSvc.exe"
 
Solution:
 
The issue is resolved with a Microsoft Patch. Click on the link below to download and install the patch.
Event ID 257 is logged in the System event log several times on a Windows Server 2003-based computer
 
 
 
 

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