By Lena / Last update September 11, 2020

The issue: System repair disc could not be created

As is known to all, Windows provides System Recovery Options that allows you to fix errors, restore system and more. To access the System Recovery Options, a Windows installation disc is needed. Or you may also use the system repair disc to boot the computer.

Now you are trying to create a system repair disc in case you will need it someday. However, a pop-up window appears and says that “The system repair disc could not be created. The parameter is incorrect.” And the error may be followed by “0x80070057”, “0xc0aa0301”, “0xc0aa0202”, etc.

System Repair Disc Could Not Be Created

Actually, this is a quite common problem among users from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Don’t be too worry, you will find solutions in the following part. In addition to the solution, an easier way to create system repair disc is also provided, please scroll down to catch it.

How to fix system repair disc could not be created in Windows 10/8/7?

Here you will learn four methods that can help you fix “The system repair disc could not be created. The parameter is incorrect.” error.

Solution 1. Update Windows

Microsoft constantly releases Windows updates to improve the system’s stability as well as fix various errors. You can go to have a check and upgrade the Windows OS to fix the system repair disc could not be created problem.

Solution 2. Run SFC scan

The parameter is incorrect error may happen when file system goes wrong. You can run System File Checker (SFC) to scan your system and help repair missing and corrupted system files.

1. Type “cmd” in the search bar > right-click Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.

2. Type sfc /scannow in the CMD window and hit Enter. If it finds any issue with the system files, it will ask for Windows installation media to repair the system.

Solution 3. Unmount TrueCrypt volume

If you are using TrueCrypt and trying to create a system repair disc, there’s a big chance that you will meet the system repair disc could not be created issue. You can try to unmount all of your TrueCrypt drives/volumes before trying to create a repair disk. Many users say this solution works for them.

Solution 4. Close all programs that link to the cloud

One user from the forum said that after closing all programs that link to the cloud, then he successfully created the system repair disc. You can also have a try if you have DropBox, BoxCryptor, etc. installed on your computer.

After trying all the above methods, if you still meet the system repair disc could not be created issue, then here’s another way to go, you can try one free third-party tool to help you create the system repair disc. It even allows you to use one USB flash drive to make it. Keep reading to learn the details.

Easier way to create system repair disc for Windows 10/8/7

AOMEI Backupper Standard, one free & comprehensive PC backup software can help you create a system repair disc in an easy way. Compared to the Windows built-in utility, this software provides more powerful functions.

  • It allows you to create a bootable media using DVD/CD or USB drive. You can also create an ISO image file so you can burn to any removable devices.

  • The bootable media is able to boot any versions of Windows system. While the system repair disc created by the built-in tool may not boot other computers except the one that created it.

To create system repair disc:

Step 1. Download, install and launch AOMEI Backupper.

Step 2. In the Tools screen, click Create Bootable Media.

Create Bootable Media

Step 3. Select a type of bootable media you want to create and click Next to continue. For better performance, the Windows PE bootable disc is recommended.

Select Bootable Disc Type

Step 4. Choose Create legacy bootable disc or Create UEFI bootable disc and then click Next to continue. The two options enable the bootable media to boot from legacy MBR mode or GPT/UEFI. Please view your motherboard user manual for information on choosing boot options at PC startup.

Choose PE Boot Mode

Step 5. Select a CD/DVD or USB drive to create this bootable recovery media and then click Next to run this process.

Select Bootable Media

Note: If you choose to create an ISO image file, you may want to know how to burn ISO file to disc.

Create a system image:

After creating the system repair disc, you can also make a system image for your computer. In this case, when your computer goes wrong. You can always find a solution to restore Windows 7 to previous date that works well.

Click Backup > System Backup to make it. You can also choose to create an image back for your important files, the whole hard drive, or individual partition.

System Backup

Conclusion

That’s all for how to fix system repair disc could not be created issue in Windows 10/8/7. Hope one of the solutions can help you get out of the trouble. Or you can also have a try on AOMEI Backupper to help you create a bootable media in an easy way. It can also help backup your system, file, disk and partition.