Frequent Volume Shadow Copy Service errors

Description: Volume Shadow Copy Service error: A critical component required by the Volume Shadow Copy service is not registered. This might happened if an error occurred during Windows setup or during installation of a Shadow Copy provider. The error returned from CoCreateInstance on class with CLSID {e4eb5095-f587-4159-a1d8-2710692fd243} and Name SW_PROV is [0x80040154]. Operation: Obtain a callable interface for this provider List interfaces for all providers supporting this context Delete Shadow Copies Context: Provider ID: {24602736-bed9-4619-91b0-243447c6409c} Class ID: {e4eb5095-f587-4159-a1d8-2710692fd243} Snapshot Context: 0 Snapshot Context: 0 Execution Context: Coordinator Event Xml: 22 2 0 0x80000000000000 541340 Application
 

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Last updated July 30, 2019 Views 13,918 Applies to:
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hey Mike, did this problem start after you installed Service Pack 2?
If so, I recommend you uninstall SP2.

Also, have you tried doing a System Restore back to a point when this did work?

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