In the People picker field in SharePoint 2010 datasheet view, on entering new values got this error message: An Error 0x80070057 Occurred. No further information was provided.
Moreover, People picker field drop down was empty!
- Open your list in SharePoint designer
- Edit list columns >> Make some dummy modification to the “Person or Group” column which is causing the problem.
- Hit the save button in SharePoint Designer once done.