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In information technology, a parameter (pronounced puh-RAA-meh-tuhr , from Greek for, roughly, through measure ) is an item of information - such as a name, a number, or a selected option - that is passed to a program by a user or another program. Parameters affect the operation of the program receiving them.

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I'm trying to punch my pan no to get my password a window pop up saying the parameters are wrong. What does it mean?
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