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Windows 7: Windows update has caused error0x80042318 in system restore/protection


23 Dec 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Windows update has caused error0x80042318 in system restore/protection

ok after doing this : Windows Anytime Upgrade couldn't create a restore point?? - Windows 7 Forums (if u read from page 1-2)

i have figured the problem is something to do with windows updates, ive got no idea which update is causing this problem. does anybody know any windows updates that could possibly cause sytem restore/ the vss writers to stop functioning properly????
appericate the help

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24 Dec 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

Please run teh following commands in an Elevated Command Prompt window, and post the results.

NET START VSS
SC QC VSS
SC QUERYEX VSS
VSSADMIN LIST WRITERS


Here are some instructions to make life easier
1) To open an Elevated Command Prompt Window (the ECP window), click on Start, All Programs, Accessories – then right-click on Command Prompt, and select Run as Administrator. Accept the UAC prompt.
2) To run the commands easier, highlight the block of commands, and right-click on the highlight – select Copy. In the CP Window, click on the black/white icon at top left – select Paste. The commands will run but may not complete the last command, so hit the Enter Key once.
3) To copy the results... click on the Black/White icon in the top left, and select Edit... 'Select All', and hit the Enter key - then use Ctrl+V or r-click+Paste to paste it into your response.
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24 Dec 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>NET START VSS
The Volume Shadow Copy service is starting.
The Volume Shadow Copy service was started successfully.


C:\Windows\system32>SC QC VSS
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS

SERVICE_NAME: VSS
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
START_TYPE : 3 DEMAND_START
ERROR_CONTROL : 1 NORMAL
BINARY_PATH_NAME : C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe
LOAD_ORDER_GROUP :
TAG : 0
DISPLAY_NAME : Volume Shadow Copy
DEPENDENCIES : RPCSS
SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem

C:\Windows\system32>SC QUERYEX VSS

SERVICE_NAME: VSS
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
STATE : 4 RUNNING
(STOPPABLE, NOT_PAUSABLE, ACCEPTS_SHUTDOWN)
WIN32_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
SERVICE_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
CHECKPOINT : 0x0
WAIT_HINT : 0x0
PID : 6460
FLAGS :

C:\Windows\system32>VSSADMIN LIST WRITERS
vssadmin 1.1 - Volume Shadow Copy Service administrative command-line tool
(C) Copyright 2001-2005 Microsoft Corp.

Done that
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24 Dec 2012   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

should i reinstall windows and just disable windows update??
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24 Dec 2012   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

The last command didn't complete, did it actually generate anything??
Please run that one again, and post the results (it can take a minute to produce output)
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24 Dec 2012   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

Please also run the following command, and post the results.

REG QUERY "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\VSS\Diag\WMI Writer"
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24 Dec 2012   #7

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

..... and also the following commands

NET START SWPRV
SC QC SWPRV
SC QUERYS SWPRV
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25 Dec 2012   #8

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>NET START VSS
The requested service has already been started.

More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 2182.


C:\Windows\system32>SC QC VSS
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS

SERVICE_NAME: VSS
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
START_TYPE : 3 DEMAND_START
ERROR_CONTROL : 1 NORMAL
BINARY_PATH_NAME : C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe
LOAD_ORDER_GROUP :
TAG : 0
DISPLAY_NAME : Volume Shadow Copy
DEPENDENCIES : RPCSS
SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem

C:\Windows\system32>SC QUERYEX VSS

SERVICE_NAME: VSS
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
STATE : 4 RUNNING
(STOPPABLE, NOT_PAUSABLE, ACCEPTS_SHUTDOWN)
WIN32_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
SERVICE_EXIT_CODE : 0 (0x0)
CHECKPOINT : 0x0
WAIT_HINT : 0x0
PID : 3508
FLAGS :

C:\Windows\system32>VSSADMIN LIST WRITERS
vssadmin 1.1 - Volume Shadow Copy Service administrative command-line tool
(C) Copyright 2001-2005 Microsoft Corp.


C:\Windows\system32>
This is all that is generated after 5 minutes...
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25 Dec 2012   #9

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>REG QUERY "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\
VSS\Diag\WMI Writer"

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\VSS\Diag\WMI Writer
IDENTIFY (Enter) REG_BINARY 480000000000000032211A84CFE1CD01F4030000A8
0E0000E8030000010000000100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
0000000000000000000000
IDENTIFY (Leave) REG_BINARY 480000000000000053452184CFE1CD01F4030000A8
0E0000E8030000000000000100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
0000000000000000000000


C:\Windows\system32>

This was the : REG QUERY "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\VSS\Diag\WMI Writer" command
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25 Dec 2012   #10

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

Please run teh following commands, and post the results.

NET START SWPRV
SC QC SWPRV
SC QUERYEX SWPRV
REG QUERY HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{56BE716B-2F76-4dfa-8702-67AE10044F0B}
REG QUERY HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{FAF53CC4-BD73-4E36-83F1-2B23F46E513E}
REG QUERY HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{573bdf38-df23-427f-acb8-a67abd702698}
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