“Hi, I have 1TB external hard drive which is my backup drive. When I try to access the data stored in it, I got an incorrect parameter error. I can’t afford to lose the data. Does anyone know how to fix parameter is incorrect on external hard drive? Thanks in advance.”
Solution to recover data after error - the parameter is incorrect on external hard drive
When you come across the error “The parameter is incorrect” on external hard drive, you cannot access its content as it makes the drive inaccessible. To protect your data, it would be better first to try and recover data from external hard drive using Remo Recover tool and then, fix this error. The software assists you in recovering data from corrupted, RAW, formatted, damaged external hard drive, internal hard drive, memory card, USB drive, etc. in Windows 10/8/7.
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Download the trial edition of Remo Recover Pro Edition for a free try and install it on your Windows PC. After installing, connect the external hard drive showing error “The parameter is incorrect” and follow the below steps:
Step 1: Launch Remo Recover tool and click on ““Recover Drives” option.
Step 2: Choose either “Partition Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to restore data from the external hard drive whose parameter is incorrect.
Step 3: Select the connected external hard drive from the list of devices and click arrow key to initiate scanning process.
Step 4: After the scan is finished, the software displays the list of recovered files which you can view by means of “File Type View” or “Data View”.
Step 5: Click on “Save” button to retrieve all lost or missing files back from the external hard drive that is showing the parameter is incorrect error.
Why does the parameter is incorrect on external hard drive error occur?
Solution to fix parameter is incorrect on external hard drive
There are chances of losing files while fixing the error, so you need to perform file recovery from inaccessible drive first before trying the below-explained methods.
Method 1: Run CHKDSK to fix the parameter is incorrect error
Method 2: Format external hard drive and fix parameter is incorrect error