JSI Tip 7200. WFP on Windows Server 2003 cannot restore an operating system file that it is protecting?

If you remove a Windows system file, you receive a System event log entry similar to:

The protected system file <FileName> could not be restored to its original, valid version. The file version of the bad file is unknown. The specific error code is 0x00000057 \[The parameter is incorrect\].

This behavior will occur if Windows File Protection (WFP) detects an installation CD in the CD-ROM drive, AND the installation CD is NOT for Windows Server 2003.



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