It did something. The computer told me at step 4 that there were no problems, though it still won't back up. Back to top Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next Back to Windows Vista 3 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 3 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted It didn't work. My backup seems to work for a short while then a red streak appears in the window and it says "a shadow copy could not be created for news
Then for some reason it would get to the very end and fail. scroez 18:02 22 Jan 08 Locked Hi I'm wondering if anybody can help please. After doing some testing, I disabled that user but didn't delete it.I deleted the user as well as the related profile registry entry from HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList after backing it up, and rebooted. What's New? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/973558
Seems a problem introduced in Vista SP1. I am able to back up to both DVDs and an external hard drive. J B 20:09 23 Jan 08 You probably didn't uninstall Onecare properly. Backup Failed Catastrophic Failure 0x8000ffff RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows Vista Catastrophic failure (0x8000FFFF) (4 posts) Started 5 years ago
Windows 7 - installation to mbr? Catastrophic Failure 0x8000ffff Windows 10 Can Microsoft solve this problem? You can only upload files of type 3GP, 3GPP, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, or RM. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/565569/catastrophic-failure-0x8000ffff-when-trying-to-create-restore-point/ I'll happily send those files to you! And to the person suggesting to buy another product, sorry but NO, NO, NO.
However, I have cycled through 4 sticks of 2GB of RAM and the error recurrs with all sticks (I think it very unlikely all 4 sticks are faulty!). Catastrophic Failure 0x8000ffff Visual Studio My laptop is 1 1/2 years old and my motherboard fried. Wonder if it straightened out some other problems? When I launched the backup service I received the same Catastrophic failure 0x8000FFFF message you received.
Therefore the different cases of 0x8000FFFF mentioned here may or may not be caused by the same problem. If you could send me the etl files under C:\Windows\Logs\WindowsBackup, I'll be http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/132039-catastrophic-failure-0x8000ffff.html Don't want to poke around too much in there though...but I wonder if deleting the content may reset everything? Catastrophic Failure 0x8000ffff Windows 7 When Vista restarted it indicated that it had failed to start correctly and recommended that I allow Vista to scan the disk. Catastrophic Failure 0x8000ffff Windows 7 Sp1 Back to top #7 tasteofclass98 tasteofclass98 Topic Starter Members 54 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:01 AM Posted 03 February 2015 - 06:49 PM You are correct, I tried the restore and
Then it'll ask you if you'd like to schedule one. http://widgetmaker.net/catastrophic-failure/catastrophic-failure-0x8000ffff-vista.html Could have been the combination of setting the Volume Shadow Copy to automatic and running chkdsk. Is there no patch or something that can diagnose what the problem might be?thank you. How can I fix this? 0x8000ffff:catastrophic Failure Windows 8
huggie54, Jun 12, 2010 #2 ZekeKrypton Thread Starter Joined: Jun 12, 2010 Messages: 3 Unfortunately, My printer is failing also: it failed to print your advice. Back to top #3 tasteofclass98 tasteofclass98 Topic Starter Members 54 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:01 AM Posted 03 February 2015 - 05:37 PM invalid command Back to top #4 JohnnyJammer JohnnyJammer Trending Now Caitlyn Jenner Colin Kaepernick Glennon Doyle Melton John Lennon Online MBA Credit Cards Barack Obama Wanda Sykes Cable TV Ted Cruz Answers Relevance Rating Newest Oldest Best Answer: you http://widgetmaker.net/catastrophic-failure/error-0x8000ffff-catastrophic-failure-windows-10.html BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter.
I don't consider myself an expert, but it seems that if it does delete the restore copy then I wont have anything to restore to. Catastrophic Failure 0x8000ffff C# In the left pane, expand Services and Applications. the backup fails with the catastrophic error 0x8000FFFF.
Is that a good thing to do. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. I went to Microsoft/Support that told me that it means that my driver is dirty and that I should chkdsk. Error 0x8000ffff Catastrophic Failure Usb Im worried about loosing everything!
Any help would be appreciated. oh well... Select Change Backup Settings 3. click site I forget how to do this, sorry. =( Wednesday, July 23, 2008 8:38 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Christine [MSFT] wrote: Hi Gabe1 & Rob, As
I don't know where the backup hidden folder is though to delete the stuff in it. BTW the computer I have is an HP Pavilion model a6200n with an AMD anskyber 19:48 23 Jan 08 Out of interest really, can you tell us the problems you had with One Care? show more When I try to backup my files on my computer, it will start the backup process for about a minute or two, then I get this error: catastrophic failure OS Vista Premiun x64 Reply With Quote New 11 Jul 2009 #9 cmohney View Profile View Forum Posts Newbie Join Date : Feb 2008 Posts : 2 Vista Home premium