The Volsnap.sys refers to a Windows operating system which is directly related to the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). This VSS file is very popular for causing a Blue Screen error. However, there are various causes of this error, but one of the main causes of this error includes conflicts such as Hard disk or some RAM issues, corrupt drivers or malware infections, incompatible firmware, and many more. Nevertheless, troubleshooting this BSOD error Volsnap.sys Failed is much easier and simple than some other errors.
Therefore, to keep it in our mind we provide you with a few simple steps by which you can be able to fix this issue. But before going through the process just make sure that you have created a system restore point or also suggest you follow the given steps in a proper sequence to avoid trouble and prevent yourself from any damages or error. The steps are discussed below.
Steps to Fix BSOD Error Volsnap.sys Failed on Windows 10
Below we mentioned the most effective fixes that will help you in troubleshooting the BSOD errors associated with the Volsnap.sys or Volume Shadow Copy Driver on Windows 10 Computers. Following fixes are as follows:
Method-1: Restore your Computer System
To start restoring the system, you need to follow few simple steps. Here how to do it:
- Click on the Windows ‘Start’ icon to open the Start menu.
- Now, a search box appears on your screen, type in “System Restore” and then click on the ‘Enter’ tab.
- Inside the ‘Search’ results, search and Hit on the ‘System Restore’ option to open it.
- If asked, provide the ‘Password ‘of the Administrative.
- After that, follow the on-screen steps to select the System Restore point easily.
- Finally, restore your computer system to that backup image.
Once finished, check that the Volsnap. Sys error fixed or not, if method one didn’t work, try the next method.
Method-2: Run System File Checker
The SFC is a efficacy file that is integrated with every Windows version which lets users restore and scan corrupted or damaged system files easily. By using this System Restore Checker tool, you can be able to fix this Volsnap. Sys files. Here how to do it:
- Press the ‘Start’ button located on your Desktop screen to open the Start menu.
- A search box will emerge on your screen, type in ‘cmd’ but do not click on the Enter key yet.
- Then, hit and hold the ‘Ctrl-Shift keys together on your keyboard while clicking on the Enter tab.
- Now, a permission dialogue box will pop-up on your screen, asking you for your permission, click on Yes tab.
- Now, you will see a black colour screen with flashing cursor will display on your screen.
- Under the black colour screen box, type “sfc/scannow” and press the Enter key.
- Now, System Restore Checker will start scanning for the Volsnap. Sys glitches and also further PC file related issues.
- Follow the on-screen instructions for completing the process.
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