I won’t go into great detail here but in short, if VSSAdmin is not letting you delete shadow copies and is throwing this message: Error: Snapshots were found, but they were outside of your allowed context.  Try removing them with the backup application which created them. There is another (less safe…) program called DiskShadow which […]

If you use linux and have never come across this statement (or just realized this in the course of working with the OS), then let me be the first to tell you this critical truth… “Everything is a bloody file.” While this holistic statement isn’t quite 100% true, it’s close enough that if you adopt […]

I had that moment happen to me this past week… I knew it was coming but, like so many of you I said to myself “I probably have a few more months before it’s an issue”… Yep, my hard drive software warned me of impending doom on one of my data drives. I ignored it. […]