Cryptographic Services Stop Working

Posted on 2008-11-05
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
So my computer has been working just fine and I woke up this morning, and our router had died, and so I got a new wireless router, but now my computer is acting weird.  When I restart the computer it says that my Cryptographic Services have stopped working, and my internet halts, it says it's still connected, but nothing happens.  It's not acting normal.  And I can't figure out what happened from point A to point B.  Nothing new was installed or changed on the computer itself.  How can I fix this?
Question by:jhuntii
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    Accepted Solution

    Sometimes things just happen, I'll check this out and reply in a bit. But one thing you can do if you have System Restore on is use it. Since you haven't done anything in a couple days, set it back to the most recent stable system before this occured. In vista:

    Right click my computer, properties, system protection on the side, system restore button, if the recommended isn't far enough of a date, click the other option, and pick one for yourself.

    Author Comment

    Ya I've tried that, no luck.  I'm fairly savvy with computer problems, but this one has got me all pissed off.  I keep receiving an error every few minutes saying Host Process for Windows Services stopped working and was closed.  What's weird is I can get it to get on the internet, but my status icon won't change and neither does any of My Network stuff say that I am connect.  But I can still get on, it's pretty screwy!

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