I'm trying to copy opened file in Windows 10 by ShadowCopy V2.02 by Runtime Software. It works on other files but when I try to copy from this path C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows\Windows.edb it copies nothing. No mistakes, no result. I guess it's somehow connected with directory, I mean In that path are located important for OS files, so could Windows restrict ability to make a shadow copy?


Have a look at this Registry Key :


There are three Registry keys underneath that key :




If you examine these keys,

you might find the one that is preventing you from backing up that data.

If you would decide to remove some keys,

then first make a backup by exporting the entire key (BackupRestore).

Best to make a system restore point as well.

Mind you, i use windows 8, so there could be diferences in windows 10 for that key.

Be careful with what you do in the Registry.

  • Thanks a lot:) I found that keys but didnt decide to delete them, because I needed an example of .edb file and my mentor already sent it to me:D Sure it would work. – Roma Jul 11 '19 at 21:50

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