|Product:||Windows Operating System|
|Message:||Volume Shadow Copy Service: Cannot find Diff Area for creating shadow copies.|
To maintain shadow copies, Volume Shadow Copy Service must perform the copy-on-write operation to a shadow copy storage area (also referred to as a Diff Area). If Volume Shadow Copy Service cannot find a suitable volume for storing this area or if it encounters problems in writing to this area, then shadow copies for the volume will be deleted. To successfully create a shadow copy, at least one NTFS volume is required with at least 300 megabytes (MB) of free space.
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