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Writer 'Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer' failed

Hi,

I've HP DP on MS Windows 2012 Standard. I got the same error every days, you can see below:

[Major] From: OB2BAR_VSSBAR@xx.intra "HyperV" Time: 9/11/2016 1:33:20 AM
[145:855] Writer 'Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer' failed to prepare the files for some components in the backup.

[Major] From: OB2BAR_VSSBAR@xx.intra "HyperV" Time: 9/11/2016 1:33:20 AM
Cannot perform backup of:
'/Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer/Virtual Machines/Backup Using Child Partition Snapshot\VMBD2',
which contains data in:
C:\ClusterStorage\Vol_C_SRVB\Hyper-V\VMBD2\Virtual Machines\3F95596E-9897-4F8D-8AB3-8C72F3F605B8.xml
C:\ClusterStorage\Vol_C_SRVB\Hyper-V\VMBD2\VMBD2_C_Fix.vhd
C:\ClusterStorage\Vol_D_SRVA\hyper-v\vmbd2\VMBD2_F_FX.vhdx
C:\ClusterStorage\Vol_D_SRVB\Hyper-V\VMBD2\VMBD2_D.vhd

[Major] From: VEPALIB_HYPERV@xx.intra "HyperV" Time: 9/11/2016 3:52:26 AM
VSS Agent finished with errors.

Can you help me?

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Re: Writer 'Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer' failed

Is there any non-backup related snapshot on the VM that throws the error? Are you able to remove the snapshot?

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Regards,
Sebastian Koehler

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