Disk / Partiton Backup Failure

This article describes how to resolve and troubleshoot the error "Error creating snapshot" encountered while backing up a physical or virtual machine. Generally following snapshot errors may occur:

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Instructions on how to troubleshoot and resolve issues with disk/partition backup failures

Introduction

Backup of drives or partitions may fail due to a variety of reasons, but not all reasons are specific to this type of backup. Generally the problem can be treated as a partition backup failure only when you also tried to run a file backup

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