Q: How to Enable Volume Shadow Copy in windows 7 This thread is locked from future replies

Original title: How to Enable in windows 7


How to Enable shadow copy  in windows 7 ???



Are you referring to Volume shadow copy?
If yes, do this:
a. Click “Start”, type "services.msc" (without quotation marks) in the Search bar and press Enter.
Note: If UAC (User Account Control) window is prompted for permission to continue, please click “Continue”.
b. Double click “Volume Shadow Copy Service” and switch to “General” tab.
c. Change the “Startup type” to “Automatic” and click “Apply”.
d. Click “Start” and click “OK”.
Azeez Nadeem - Microsoft Support

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