Note When you follow these steps, you delete the local policy. You must rebuild the local policy.
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- Delete the local policy registry subkey. To do this, follow these steps:
- Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
- In Registry Editor, locate and then click the following subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\IPSec\Policy\Local
- On the Edit menu, click Delete.
- Click Yes to confirm that you want to delete the subkey.
- Quit Registry Editor
- Rebuild a new local policy store. To do this, follow this step:
- Click Start, click Run, type regsvr32 polstore.dll, and then click OK.
Article ID: 870910 - Last Review: Mar 29, 2017 - Revision: 3