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Parameter incorrect 0x80070057

Posted on 2013-01-09
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I'm trying to make a recovery cd and always get this error:
Parameter incorrect 0x80070057
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Question by:Frank Freese
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by:5teveo
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by:Frank Freese
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Agreed - very generic. Google searchs on this error have not been very specific.
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by:nobus
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how are you making the recovery cd? on what hardware? your question is also very general...
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by:Frank Freese
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The recovery is made using an internal cd on my desktop.
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by:nobus
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ok, but what software makes it?  - i agree you can't make a cd on an external disk drive
and what desktop is it?
post some specs, and info
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by:Frank Freese
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Created by Windows 7 - Control Panel - Backup and Restore - Create a System Image Repair Disk. Not any third party but part of Windows 7
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by:nobus
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it can be a corrupt oS then; try a startup repair, or sfc :
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/681-startup-repair.html            repair windows 7
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html         SFC
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by:Frank Freese
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I was thinking that also - will try that later today. Do SFC need to be run a safe boot / command prompt?
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by:nobus
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-  type it in the box above the start button
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by:Frank Freese
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when I do that nothing happens?
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by:nobus
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here 's how to run it , and all info :
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html         SFC
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by:Frank Freese
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runnin sfc/scannow - will get bck with you.Many thanks
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by:Frank Freese
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the results was that itdid not find ay integrity violations
will now disable anti-virus and try again to make a system recovery disk
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by:Frank Freese
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that did not work
tried running windows in normal mode and safe mode
same result - this is getting frustrating
running system repair
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by:Frank Freese
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sstem repair found nothing wrong
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by:nobus
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does the  PC have a recovery partition?  time to use it -  AFTER a full backup
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by:Frank Freese
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yes - but there's nothing in it. what a bummer. Do you happen to know of any third party software that could create a system recovery disk for Win 7?
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you have to create one for each different system
you can try a repair one from here  : http://cybernetnews.com/windows-7-recovery-disc/
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by:Frank Freese
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thanks - you've been very helpful
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by:Frank Freese
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thank you very much
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by:nobus
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nice to hear that, but did it work as expected?
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by:Frank Freese
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Since I just purchased from HP their recovery creation CD the other day it presented a different set of problems when trying to upgrade to SP1 after I ran it. I am now trying to resolv that problem and if I can't I'll use th recovery disk I download and create as you suggested. I can't imagine why people get so angry and frustrated with MS. If I have to revert to Plan B as suggested I'll keep you posted.
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by:nobus
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ok; please do so
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