"Error 0x80092026: The cryptographic operation failed due to a local security option setting."

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Author: Rory McCaw MVP
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SUMMARY

Installation of Windows Server 2003 SP1 fails with "Error 0x80092026: The cryptographic operation failed due to a local security option setting."

RESOLUTION

1. Open regedt32 and browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\TrustedPublisher
2. Under TrustedPublisher look for Safer key and delete it.
3. Begin the Installation of Windows Server 2003 SP1.

MORE INFORMATION

More information on alternative resolution methods that did not work in our environment can be found at http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=822798.
 

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Article ID: 555374 - Last Review: July 21, 2005 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
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