You may also receive the following error message when you try to run a backup of a SQL Server database:
Could not create component: x80040154
Check registration of SQLVDI.DLL and value of IID
- Stop SQL Server.
- Click Start, click Run, type Regsvr32 Path\SQLVDI.DLL in the
Open box, and then click OK. The default path of the Sqlvdi.dll file is C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\COM.
- Restart SQL Server.