Is It Possible To Solve The 0x80780081 Error In Windows 10?

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When I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, I was not able to perform back-up to an external drive. I read instructions on the internet and made sure that the Windows Defender is turned off and the external drive is NTFS. But the error 0x80780081 persists. How to solve it?

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Is It Possible To Solve The 0x80780081 Error In Windows 10?

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The error 0x80780081 persists if your VSC is disabled or there are some problems with the external hard drive. I have got two methods for you –

Method 1

a. Keep your antivirus/ Windows Defender disabled.
b. Press Windows + R on your keyboard.
c. Type services.msc and press enter.

d. Right-click on Volume Shadow Copy, and open properties.
e. Set the startup type to automatic.
f. Start the service.
g. Try to backup.

Method 2

a. Open the command prompt as admin.


b. Type diskpart and press enter.
c. Type select disk # and press enter (replace # with the partition of your external drive).
d. Type list partition and press enter.
e. Type select partition # and press enter (replace # with the partition that has a label called system).
f. Type del partition override and press enter.
g. Try the backup.

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