Solution: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 backups fail with Win32 Error = 145

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 backups may fail if other VSS-aware backup software is scheduled to run concurrently.  In this scenario, the Smsbkup.log will show entries similar to the following: Deleting E:\SMSbackup\SiteServer\SMSServer\inboxes\auth\statesys.box\incoming, FAILED, Win32 Error = 145 Deleting E:\SMSBackup\SiteServer\SMSServer\inboxes\auth\ddm.box, FAILED, Win32 Error = 145 Deleting E:\SCCMBackup\Backup, FAILED, Win32 Error = 145 Failed to delete… Read more