- Search - Type - services.msc - Press enter
- select VSS SQL Writer Service and Stop it
- Stop VSS Service
- Wait 10-15 sec and then Start VSS Service and Start VSS SQL Writer Service
- Right click Start select Command prompt or powershell, 6 Type vssadmin list writers press enter
- Verify, if any errors related to writer, in case of errors check System and Application Events Log (right click start - event viewer -windows logs) and see VSS and VSS SQL Writer error events and warning for more information.
If there are writer errors then the VSS writers may need to be restarted and re registered.