Mask

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

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

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

Syntax

mask <ShadowSetID>

Parameters

Parameter

Description

ShadowSetID

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

Remarks

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

Examples

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

mask %Import_1%

Additional references

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