Volume Shadow Copy error after deleting an Unused SharePoint Service Account


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Recently, I deleted an Unused SharePoint Service Account in AD after figuring out we were not using that service account for any Service in SharePoint. This service account was also local admin on the server.  As I did this I could not start the Volume Shadow copy service and whenever I try to start it I would get initiation error message and the application log would have the following error

Event Type:    Error
Event Source:    VSS
Event Category:    None
Event ID:    12289
Date:        6/23/2009
Time:        8:59:06 AM
User:        N/A
Computer:    ServerName
Description:
Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error LookupAccountName( NULL, [ServiceAccountName], NULL, p, NULL, p, p).  hr = 0x800706fc.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
Data:

Blah blah Blah…..

I tried rebooting the server, same error reappeared.

I was not able open the tab Shadow Copies  from properties of any disk drive…

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