An error occurred in the Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server Search (SharePointPSSearch) service. The search data cannot be backed up.
To resolve this issue execute the following steps:
Look in the Application event log for related events. The Application event log can be viewed through the Event Viewer snap-in which can be found in the Computer Management console. The following task will start the Computer Management console:
Start Computer Management Console
Address any issues in the event log that are responsible for this failure and then run backup again. If no related events can be found, re-run backup.
For information about the SharePointPSSearch service, see the Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Administrator’s Guide.