Windows Sandbox failed to start, Error 0x80070057, The parameter is incorrect

Windows Sandbox is a new feature on Windows 10 that can at times throw up an error. One such error is РWindows Sandbox failed to start, Error 0x80070057,  The parameter is incorrect. These errors usually occur dues to its reliance on various Windows 10 components that are mainly related to Virtualization and Hyper-V.

Windows Sandbox failed to start, Error 0x80070057, The parameter is incorrect

Windows Sandbox failed to start, Error 0x80070057, The parameter is incorrect

If you receive this error message, you should try out following suggestions to fix error 0x80070057 for Windows Sandbox:

  1. Run Windows Update
  2. Ensure that Windows Sandbox is supported on your system.

1] Run Windows Update

Maybe Microsoft has just released a fix for this error. We, therefore, recommend that you install all updates first.

You can Check for updates using the Windows Update utility, and that should give you all the latest offerings from Microsoft to make your computer better. Also, if any of your supporting drivers are not up to date, you will get updates downloaded and installed on your computer too.

2] Ensure that Windows Sandbox is supported on your system

Windows Sandbox relies on various Windows 10 components that are mainly related to Virtualization and Hyper-V. If even one of them is misconfigured, it may result in errors like this.

You need to make sure the following things:

Once done, reboot your computer normally, and that should troubleshoot the error.

I hope this helped in fixing the error.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

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