One of the source volumes specified has invalid….” Error messaging running wbadmin to backup system state

When creating a system state backup with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 you may encounter the following error: “One of the source volumes specified has an invalid format and cannot be protected using Windows Backup. Only volumes formatted with NTFS can be protected.” One possible cause of this error is having a… Read more

Troubleshooting Error 800B0100, TRUST_E_NOSIGNATURE, during Service Pack 1 installation on Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2

Hello, My name is Himanshu and I work with the Windows Core Support Team. Recently, I worked on a patch installation issue known internally at Microsoft as a servicing issue. I thought this would be a great customer example as to how a specific error message can sometimes be misleading when troubleshooting based on error… Read more

Error message running WBAdmin to backup system state: “One of the source volumes specified has an invalid….”

When creating a system state backup with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 you may encounter the following error: “One of the source volumes specified has an invalid format and cannot be protected using Windows Backup. Only volumes formatted with NTFS can be protected.” One possible cause of this error is having a… Read more