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Parameter Format Not Correct Error Fix

2017-01-04 15:36:17 Posted by Jean to Partition Manager

You many enconter diskpart parameter is incorrect or parameter format not correct error in command prompt in Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP and Vista. What is parameter format not correct error and how to fix it in a simple way? Here you can get the exact answer.

Parameter Format Not Correct in Command Prompt

Since many people are confused about the error message "parameter is not correct" while trying to modify a drive partition in command prompt in Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP and Vista, we decide to explain what this error suggests and how to fix it in a fast & simple way.

What's wrong with "parameter format is not correct"?

When Windows diskpart says parameter format is not correct, it means that you typed one or more parameters that do not have a valid format for this command. For instance, you may have added a numerical value for a switch that will not allow a value to be specified. Or you may have used an incompatible combination of parameters. 

How to figure out which parameters are invalid?

Sometimes it's really troublesome to find out where it goes wrong because even a subtle difference would cause parameter format error, like a quotation or a space that don't arouse our attention, especially for average users.

Usually, simply typing HELP at the command prompt followed by the command name would help figure out which parameter is valid for this command.

How to Fix Parameter Format Not Correct Error Easily and Fast?

To be honest, Windows diskpart command-line disk partitioning utility is extremely helpful in daily use, however, don't attempt to use the commands if you don't know anything about them, such as active, assign or change drive letter, attributes, format, convert gpt, convert mbr, etc. That's because mistakes in command syntax will lead to command failure, including parameter format not correct.

What's the best way to correct the error? Just give up trying with the commands, and select a powerful & free alternative method that does the same job like Windows diskpart.

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