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✅ How to fix it: Error 87 'The parameter is incorrect'

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If you encounter error 87, the configuration on your computer is incorrect; it may be an attempt to copy a large file from one partition to another, which means that the maximum size of the file to save has been exceeded.


This error message also appears if a required service is not started on your computer, so you cannot connect to a network and safely install network adapters, services such as Plug and Play, Remote Access Automatic Connection Manager, Connection Manager remote access and telephony.

What is the cause of error 87 Parameter is wrong error?

  • Software clashes create the problem: There are some third-party applications or services that are known to cause this particular problem if they end up in conflict with the display. drivers.
  • System file corruption: Corrupted system files can also be responsible for this particular problem.
  • Corrupt or Incorrect Display Drivers: Additionally, corrupt, incorrect, or incomplete display drivers can cause this particular problem. Fundamentally if they conflict with an individual driver.
  • Corrupt Windows Update Service - Another fairly common culprit is a corrupted Windows update service. Most likely, the default values have changed so much that the entry has become corrupted.
  • Split tunnel is disabled - If the error message appears when you try to open a VPN application, or if you do something reliable, it is probably because split tunnel is disabled.
  • The messaging service cannot be disabled conventionally - The messaging service appears to be known to cause this particular problem when the user tries to disable it conventionally in Windows 10.
  • A DLL file prevents the video editor from opening - There is a recurring hurdle with ATI graphics card users trying to open video editors like Sony Vega or equivalent.

Cancel Windows update and clear component memory


Windows Update may be the cause of the DISM 87 error. To fix this problem, you can reset Windows Update to a previous state and clean the component memory. Supports Windows updates, installations and configurations.

Step 1: Type cmd in the search field and run it as administrator.

Step 2: Type the following command to restore Windows Update, then hit Enter. Then restart your computer and save these changes.

dism.exe / image: C: / cleanup-image / reverted actions

Step 3: Type the following command and hit Get Access. Then restart your computer and make these changes available.

dism.exe / online / cleanup-image / startcomponentcleanup

Component memory and potentially corrupted files can now be cleaned up. You will probably be able to run DISM successfully on Windows 10.



Perform the following steps:

  • Open the start screen and type "cmd".
  • Right-click the command prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
  • Type the following commands, then click Access after each command.

DISM.exe / Online / Clean Image / Scan Status

DISM.exe / Online / Cleanup - Image / Health Restore

  • Once you have run these commands, reboot the system and check.

Correction through the registry


Press W8K + R and put regedit in the Run dialog to open the Registry editor (if you don't know the Registry editor, click here). Click OK.

In the left pane of the registry editor window, navigate to the next registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SYSTEM CurrentControlSet Services

In Service Registry Key, find the registry key for the service with which you are having this problem. The registry key is called Service Name, found on the Service Properties tab (double-click Service in the Services snap-in). You can check this post to get more information. In the right pane of the service registry key, find the DWORD (REG_DWORD) registry named Startup. Double click on it to change its value data:

Set the value data to 2 for Automatic, 3 for Manual, 4 for Disabled Service Startup Type. Click OK. Close and restart Registry Editor for the changes to take effect.

Device Manager Adapter Reset

  1. Open device manager
  2. Find a network adapter
  3. Uninstalling WAN Miniport Drivers (IKEv2, IP, IPv6, etc.)
  4. Click Action> Verify Hardware Changes.
  5. The adapters you just uninstalled should come back.

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