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The route addition failed: The specified mask parameter is invalid. (Destination & Mask) != Destination

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Good morning,
Im trying to add a static route into one of our PCS. It has 2 network cards, and needs to access a particualr server at the IP address of 10.6.2.2, however when I try and tracert, it goes off using the wrong NIC.

The PC concerned has 2 IP address's on 2 differenet subnets:-
          10.6.2.52/255.255.0.0 and 10.171.226.68/255.255.255.0

The static route command I am trying is:-
          route add 10.6.2.2 mask 255.255.0.0 10.6.2.52

But I get the error:-
          The route addition failed: The specified mask parameter is invalid. (Destination & Mask) != Destination.

Any ideas what Im doing wrong?

Thank you
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