Shadow Copy

05.06.2024 ยท dadevel

Windows Volume Shadow Copies.

Start the Volume Shadow Copy service if it is not already running.

sc.exe start vss

List existing shadow copies.

wmic.exe shadowcopy list brief
vssadmin.exe list shadows

Create a new shadow copy.

wmic.exe shadowcopy call create volume=c:\
vssadmin.exe create shadow /for=c:

Delete a shadow copy.

wmic.exe shadowcopy delete /interactive
vssadmin.exe delete shadows /shadow={xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx}