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Published: April 17, 2012

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012

Removes hardware shadow copies that were imported by using the import command.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.

mask <ShadowSetID>


Parameter Description


Removes shadow copies that belong to the specified Shadow Copy Set ID.

  • You can use an existing alias or an environment variable in place of ShadowSetID. Use add without parameters to see existing aliases.

To remove the imported shadow copy %Import_1%, type:

mask %Import_1%

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