About VSSAdmin.exe:

Windows uses VSSAdmin.exe to create shadow copy backups for the drives which have shared folders enabled. At the same time, Encryption viruses use the same vssadmin.exe file to delete the existing Shadow Copy backups from the system after encrypting all your data files. Hence, it puts us into a situation

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