Tim, please e-mail me and I'll put you in touch with the right VSS support
contacts. Just remove "online" from my e-mail address listed on this message

Dan


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"Tim Jewell" Jewell@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I have installed the API and compiled the sample programs. I receive an
>error
> when trying to run the samples on XP but I do not receive the error on
> 2003.
>
> VSS_E_BAD_STATE when calling
> CHECK_SUCCESS(m_pBackupComponents->GatherWriterMetadata(&pAsync));
>
> The pAsync object is defined as CComPtr pAsync; but is returned
> as NULL. I have been unable to find any information on how to create a
> sample
> program that simply creates a snapshot, backs up a single file from the
> snapshot and then releases the snap shot.
>
> Any help would be appreciated as there is very little info about this on
> the
> internet.
>
>