When backing up (incl system image) under Windows 7 Prof, I get the error code mentioned above. Tried to find an answer for a solution at Microsoft.com. Found several references, but these did not offer an understandable solution. (Reparse points, Junctions and deleting mounted volumes ????).
-> Is it not simplier to overhaul the Windows 7 backup/restore function and make everybody happy by putting it in Windows Update ?
Firstly, you can take the following article about “issue 2” to troubleshoot your issue and see if it works.
This error is mostly caused if the backup include list has reparse point or mounted volumes. We can use the fsutil command to verify if there are any reparse points in your backup path.
You have run CHKDSK on the volume to correct the reparse errors and would try a backup operation when you find some time. If the error still occurs, please feel free to reach me.
Secondly, Before removing the Reparse point try to take the back up by stopping the Antivirus, SQL , etc. Many times the antivirus causes the issues. So stop the running processes and then take the backups. I know there is very less chance for success but before removing the reparse point from the library you should try this once. If you are not able to take backups even after stopping the process, then there is only way by removing the Reparse point.
Thirdly, The underlying problem: Microsoft’s Security Essentials version 2:
Security Essentials includes ‘real time protection’ to scan and detect viruses on your hard drive and will quarantine or an infected file, as a result the use of real time protection prevents the backup from completing.
As for the solution, you can refer to this article as below:
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