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yikes..that means that either your main disk and data are corrupted, or hopefully, only the target disk for your backup.

I'm assuming you can run your computer, right?

then, it's most likely a surface or system header corruption on the area that you are backing up to>

a little more information on your setup will be most helpful?

Posted on Mar 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Computer wanted to to backup

This type of error normally happens when you try to create a restore point. May I ask if you are using Windows Vista?

If so

Start, right click Computer, Manage; select Service. Services and Applications, Volume Shadow Service, and set the service to "Automatic"
After that run CHKDSK on your drives. This will solve the problem with your computer backup.

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

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it could be that you have a virus on your computer. i typed the error code into yahoo search engine and several things came up. cluttered hard drive. and or virus. try going to start menu, programs, accessories, system tools, disk clean up. check the boxes that need to be cleaned. then tonight before you go to bed do a disk defragment it will take a long time do run this part. in the morning check it and see if you can download the messenger. if that doesnt work then try to use a virus software or an adware removal program. spysweeper is good and you can now get their virus protection too.

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Sir, I have tried what you have suggested for catastrophic failure

That is a critical error. Something is not allowing you to access your registry. You might not have security to do so.

You might have to log in to your computer as administrator.

I recommend you contacting PeopleSoft support and make sure your system meets their specifications.

There might be a version difference maybe Vista 32 vs. 64.

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Restore points gone!!

This sounds like Malware. You should attempt to scan with an Online Scan provider.

www.trendmicro.com/housecall

http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm

If you are not able to access the internet with this system, you can download trials of your Anti-virus software of choice. Be sure to read carefully for necessary downloads and definition updates for the software you choose.

Better to be safe then sorry.

Let us know
Good luck

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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Catastrophic failure (0x8000ffff)
Cause
Any of the following could contribute to this issue:

An application is interfering with System Restore.
One or more of the core System Restore files are missing and/or corrupted.
The Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) has been disabled. System Restore depends on VSS volume snapshots being created via Shared Protection Points (SPP). System Restore cannot function if snapshot creation via SPP breaks or is disabled or if VSS is disabled.
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Srrstr.dll
Srclient.dll
Srcore.dll
Rstrui.exe
Follow the "Restoring Core Files" section later in this document. You might want to follow the instructions in that section to reregister Srcore.dll. Keep in mind that you are not able reregister Srrstr.dll, Srclient.dll, and Rstrui.exe as doing so produces an error message.
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HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\SystemRestore
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\SystemRestore
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www.trendmicro.com/housecall

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You might have to log in to your computer as administrator.

I recommend you contacting PeopleSoft support and make sure your system meets their specifications.

There might be a version difference maybe Vista 32 vs. 64.

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