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Error message when you try to install Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2008 or for Windows Vista: “ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER(0×80070057)”

When you try to install Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows Server 2008 or for Windows Vista, you receive the following error message:

Fail to install Service Pack
Invalid Parameter
Error: ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER(0×80070057)

You receive the error message if you try to install Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows Server 2008 or for Windows Vista after you install the August 2009 Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Application Compatibility Update (KB972036).

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB975185.

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