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Event ID: 37 Source: TermServLicensing

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Description
Can't start Terminal Services Licensing because of error 'Can't initialize Cryptographic - error code <error code>.'.
Comments
 
- Error: 80090016 - As per Microsoft: "This issue can occur if a registry key exists which modifies the default behavior of the Cryptography APIs. In this case, the Cryptography APIs cannot create the public and private encryption keysets that are necessary to continue the installation". See ME296146 to fix this problem.
Check the Microsoft Terminal Server Licensing link for more information. Also see ME186539 for Terminal Server Error Messages.
- 80090016 = "Keyset does not exist." - The Error code 80090016 is a sign tool error. A newsgroup post sugests that this error is caused by SP2
As per ME312028, "This issue can occur if the following key exists in the registry:
HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Cryptography\Provider\Type 001".
They don't say which program/action created the unwanted key.

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