"Error 0x80070057. The parameter is incorrect." When Installing Tableau Desktop
Published: 23 May 2016
Last Modified Date: 17 Oct 2017
IssueWhen attempting to install Tableau Desktop, the following error message may occur:
Error 0x80070057. The parameter is incorrect.
- Refer to the list of database drivers installed with Tableau Desktop for your operating system.
- If possible, uninstall these database drivers on the affected computer.
- If the pre-existing versions of the drivers are still needed, choose the customized install option, and deselect "Install database drivers". Otherwise, install Tableau Desktop normally.
- Attempt to install Tableau Desktop again.
CauseThis error is a Windows OS error message and indicates that older drivers installed on the computer are interfering with the installation process.