Troubleshooting EWF (Standard 7 SP1)


This section describes how to troubleshoot common Enhanced Write Filter (EWF) configuration problems. EWF write-protects one or more volumes on a system and enables booting from read-only media, such as flash memory. You can deploy EWF on many media types and configurations.

If you are having trouble with EWF, make sure that you've done the following:

Delayed Write Failed

Describes what to do when the Delayed Write Failed. Windows was unable to save all data for the file error message is displayed.

EWFMGR Unable to Find EWF Volume

Describes what to do when the Unable to find Ewf volume error message is displayed.