Archive for April, 2016

How to Fix: MSMQ Writer (MSMQ) failed

If you ran into this type of VSS error “MSMQ Writer”, the fix below might work for you: Symptoms The Event Viewer logs on the host and inside the virtual machine, at the time of backup, might show the following entries. The VSS writer MSMQ Writer (MSMQ) failed with status 8 and writer specific failure […]

How to Open ISO in Hyper-V Server: Mount ISO to Drive

These commands should help mount the ISO to a drive letter so you can install applications or operating system upgrades directly on the host. To map an ISO to a drive use the command line: PowerShell Mount-DiskImage -ImagePath \”C:\myIsoFolder\MyIsoFile.iso\”   When you are done, use: PowerShell “Get-Volume X | Get-DiskImage | Dismount-DiskImage”   Backup Software for […]