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vssadmin.exe disabling in Win XP

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#1 bigalster


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Posted 15 December 2015 - 07:45 PM

I'm running Win XP on Desktop lenovo.Just curious whether disabling  vssadmin.exe is applicable to Win XP or

was this for Vista ? If it is applicable and can be diabled,what are steps to do this?

Edited by hamluis, 17 December 2015 - 02:53 PM.
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Posted 17 December 2015 - 07:25 AM



Appears to be applicable to Vista and later versions of Windows.



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Posted 17 December 2015 - 08:43 AM

Actually VSSAdmin also exists in Windows XP.

Source: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/bb968832(v=vs.85).aspx

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