Hotfix for P2V Conversion Fails with 'Error 3110' in Virtual Machine Manager 2008 [KB2459566]

Microsoft warns that when using SCVMM 2008, a Physical to Virtual (P2V) conversion of a Windows Server 2003 system fails due to Volume Shadow Copy Service on the P2V source machine. You'll receive an error similar to following (pic)."This can occur because a corrupted subscription is detected by the COM+ system causing it to stop […]

Microsoft warns that when using SCVMM 2008, a Physical to Virtual (P2V) conversion of a Windows Server 2003 system fails due to Volume Shadow Copy Service on the P2V source machine. You'll receive an error similar to following (pic).

"This can occur because a corrupted subscription is detected by the COM+ system causing it to stop processing further VSS providers. COM+ is essential to the Volume Shadow Copy Service."

Error (3110)

A Hotfix is available and is already included in SP3 for Windows Server 2003 and requires that Windows 2003 SP1 or SP2 is already installed. The hotfix is also available separately:

KB968447: The COM+ Event System stops processing the query for matching subscriptions when it detects a corrupted subscription on a Windows Server 2003-based computer.

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