How to Resolve Event ID 12301 Source VSS

Event Type: Error
Event Source: VSS
Event Category: None
Event ID: 12301
Date: Date
Time: Time
User: N/A
Computer: Computer Name
Description: Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Writer Writer Name did not respond to a GatherWriterStatus call.

Install the updated Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) rollup package for Windows Server 2003 from Microsoft.

Be sure to select the propoer roll up for the version of Microsoft Windows being used.

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