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When using SQL 2000 personal desktop (i.e MSDE) on win 98 Machine with our
VB6 application we sometimes get this error

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]CryptoAPI function
'CryptAcquireContext' failed.
Error 0x8009001d: Provider DLL failed to initialize correctly.

On Win2000/2003 XP we not get this error any one come across this before
Thanks
Andy

Jul 20 '05 #1
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Hi

Probably the first of these but it does not mention Win 98

http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;321459
http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;811886

Is there a reason not to retire the Win 98 machine?

John

"Andy Atherton" <An***@Computill.com> wrote in message
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When using SQL 2000 personal desktop (i.e MSDE) on win 98 Machine with our
VB6 application we sometimes get this error

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]CryptoAPI function
'CryptAcquireContext' failed.
Error 0x8009001d: Provider DLL failed to initialize correctly.

On Win2000/2003 XP we not get this error any one come across this before
Thanks
Andy

Jul 20 '05 #2
I agree with John on that - why support securing data on an insecure o/s?

Regards,
Greg Linwood
SQL Server MVP

"John Bell" <jb************@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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Hi

Probably the first of these but it does not mention Win 98

http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;321459
http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;811886

Is there a reason not to retire the Win 98 machine?

John

"Andy Atherton" <An***@Computill.com> wrote in message
news:41********@newsfeed.slurp.net...
When using SQL 2000 personal desktop (i.e MSDE) on win 98 Machine with our VB6 application we sometimes get this error

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]CryptoAPI function
'CryptAcquireContext' failed.
Error 0x8009001d: Provider DLL failed to initialize correctly.

On Win2000/2003 XP we not get this error any one come across this before
Thanks
Andy


Jul 20 '05 #3

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