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Monday, January 13, 2014

VSS Diagnostic -VSSDiag Tool


VssDiag is a tool that scans Windows Event Viewer for VSS, VolSnap, Disk, and Hyper-V errors within a 10 minute time window specified.

It will filter out all error and warning entries and display them. This is generally useful when you get VSS errors during backups and you need to find out why they are happening.

It's not the super innovative thing in the world but it saves time and is generally useful for novices, too.

  • Free tool
  • Pre-requisite:- .Net 4
  • No installation is require. Just double click to execute
  • Select the date and click Investigate
  • If found an error, it will the result.


Sample:- Disk error


To try it, please go to