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While attempting to start a dedicated server from a program that is enabled for Games for Windows LIVE, you receive one of the following error messages: "System Cannot Find the Path Specified" or "Failed to Initialize LIVE"
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When you try to start a dedicated server from a program that is enabled for Games for Windows LIVE, you may receive one of the following error messages:
Error message 1
Error message 2
System Cannot Find the Path Specified
This problem occurs if you are running the Games for Windows LIVE program on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based computer.
Failed to Initialize LIVE
This problem occurs for one of the following reasons:
To troubleshoot this issue, follow these steps.
Step 1: Rename the Catroot2 folderRename the Catroot2 folder, and then try to start the Dedicated Server program again. To rename the Catroot2 folder, follow these steps:
Step 2: Set the Cryptographic Services service to start automaticallyConfigure the Cryptographic Services service to use the Automatic startup type. Then, reinstall the program that is enabled for Games for Windows LIVE. To set the Cryptographic Services service to automatically start, follow these steps:
For more information about how to resolve this issue, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822798/ )You cannot install some updates or programs
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555374/ )"Error 0x80092026: The cryptographic operation failed due to a local security option setting."
Article ID: 936688 - Last Review: July 17, 2009 - Revision: 3.3