VSCSRV.EXE crashing on Windows XP

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VSCSRV.EXE crashing on Windows XP

Post by TORMIKE »

I recently downloaded Fbackup 8.3 onto my Windows XP desktop and am getting the error that vscsrv.exe is crashing. The only posts I see are from way back in 2009, 2010, and some in 2013. Here we are in 2019. Is there a fix for this problem? I''ve tried some of the ideas from years ago and it still seems to happen. The backup itself works fine but how do I get rid of this message? It fails on 3 different types of backups...a backup from a local drive to a local drive, a backup from a local drive to a usb drive, and a backup from a local drive to a network drive. The vscsrv.exe crash message occurs on all 3 backups. This also seems to prevent my computer from shutting down periodically. As suggested years ago, I have switched the Volume Shadow Copy from manual to automatic and then back again and the error still happens. I'm only moving very small files do space is not an issue.

Any ideas?

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Re: VSCSRV.EXE crashing on Windows XP

Post by Adrian (Softland) »


We don't have such problems here.
What about if you disable the Volume Shadow Copy service from Control Panel->Services?

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Re: VSCSRV.EXE crashing on Windows XP

Post by vicyclesix »

Method 1: Try uninstalling and reinstall the Bitdefender software and check.

1) Press Windows key + X

2) Find and click the “Control Panel”.

3) Find Programs and click on Uninstall a Program.

4) Find the Bitdefender icon in the list, and then select it to start uninstalling it from your computer.

5) When it is done, press OK. Then you can reboot your computer to take effect.

Method 2: If issue persists you may try installing the program in Clean boot mode and check. A clean boot helps eliminate software conflicts.

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