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VM backup job completes successfully but generates Event IDs 50, 57, 137, 140, or 12289 (2006849) on Windows virtual machine

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Problem description

While backing up virtual machines from VMware ESXi 4.x and 5.x, the following NTFS warnings are seen in Windows Event Viewer:

  • Event ID 50 
  • Event ID 57
  • Event ID 137
  • Event ID 140
  • Event ID 157


VMware creates temporary duplicate disks while creating a quiesced snapshot. When the duplicate disk is removed, it will show up in the system event logs as errors.

For more information,  refer to the VMware article


Refer to the VMware article.  Contact VMware and Microsoft Support for more information.