Recently I had an issue with a user where he was having trouble synchronizing his files with the server. He was receiving the following error message, “unable to synchronize \\servername\sharename parameter is incorrect”. After doing some research I found out that this may happen because of two reasons:
In this users case the CSC database (Which holds all the offline files under %systemroot%\CSC” folder. What you have to do is, “re-initialize the offline files cache.
You can re-initialize offline files cache in multiple ways: Note: DO NOT RE-INITIALIZE IT IF THE FILES ARE NOT SYNCED, YOU WILL LOSE THEM ALL
Key: FormatDatabase --> type DWORD --> value 1
Once your PC comes back up, it will start doing the synchronization, this time with no errors. unable to synchronize parameter is incorrect – fixed
csccmd.exe can be downloaded from Microsoft website or it is also available on Windows 2003 Resource Kit