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Cryptographic Services failed

  1. #1


    N.Y.
    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    Cryptographic Services failed


    Anybody have an idea of this Event Viewer error, i get one everyday but no crashes of system. There is ways i saw to give this access, did not understand the way, is it necessary, image backup ?

    Log Name: Application
    Source: Microsoft-Windows-CAPI2
    Date: 4/17/2015 4:33:12 PM
    Event ID: 513
    Task Category: None
    Level: Error
    Keywords: Classic
    User: N/A
    Computer: DS
    Description:
    Cryptographic Services failed while processing the OnIdentity() call in the System Writer Object.

    Details:
    AddLegacyDriverFiles: Unable to back up image of binary Microsoft Link-Layer Discovery Protocol.

    System Error:
    Access is denied.
    .
    Event Xml:
    <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
    <System>
    <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-CAPI2" Guid="{5bbca4a8-b209-48dc-a8c7-b23d3e5216fb}" EventSourceName="Microsoft-Windows-CAPI2" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="0">513</EventID>
    <Version>0</Version>
    <Level>2</Level>
    <Task>0</Task>
    <Opcode>0</Opcode>
    <Keywords>0x8080000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2015-04-17T20:33:12.106281800Z" />
    <EventRecordID>14662</EventRecordID>
    <Correlation />
    <Execution ProcessID="1276" ThreadID="1984" />
    <Channel>Application</Channel>
    <Computer>DS</Computer>
    <Security />
    </System>
    <EventData>
    <Data>

    Details:
    AddLegacyDriverFiles: Unable to back up image of binary Microsoft Link-Layer Discovery Protocol.

    System Error:
    Access is denied.
    </Data>
    </EventData>
    </Event>

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  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


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  3. #3


    N.Y.
    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    Oh i do that a lot too, ty. Can not figure these steps out, plus is this the cure for sure ? Do not use backup, system restore yes.
    Not understanding it well, either. Why i try here too.
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