Monday, August 13, 2012

Event Id: 8193 Vss Error in Windows Server 2008 R2

If you receive an error in your event viewer like this "Error: Vss, Event Id: 8193" all do you have to do is follow the steps below describe.

  1. Click Start.
  2. In Run type "dcomcnfg.exe".
  3. When the Component Services window is open. Click to expand Component Services > Computers > My Computer.
  4. Right click in my Computer, and click in Properties.
  5. In the new window click COM Security tab.
  6. Under Access Permission, click Edit Default.
  7. From the Access Permissions window,  click Add button, then add "NETWORK SERVICE" with a Local Access allowed.
  8. Click Ok button to close all opened  windows.

Now you can restart the Server or waiting for the changes to take effect.


  1. Re: step #7: I found "network service", but not "Network Services" (plural). is this your typo? or I should be looking for a "Network Services" (plural)

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