A couple suggestions for you to try:
Disable any antivirus software or "defender" products.
Try running Chkdsk (disk checking utility) on the volume where the restore
point will be created.
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"Nailz_Arizona" <NailzArizona@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I get this error when trying to create a system restore point. Any help
> be appreciated:
> The Restore Point Cannot be created for the following reasons:
> An error was detected in the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). The problem
> occurred while trying to contact the VSS writers. Please verify that the
> System Service and the VSS service are runing and check for associated
> in the even logs. (0x80042318).
> Please try again.