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“0x8007007A” error message when you shrink a volume on a logical disk in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
  • You have a third-party application that uses the IVdsVolumeShrink interface to shrink volumes.
  • You try to use the application to shrink a volume on a logical disk. The name of the volume is longer than 50 characters.

In this scenario, the shrink operation fails and you receive the following error message:

0x8007007A (E_ERROR_INSUFFICIENT_BUFFER)

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2619083.

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