OWSTIMER.EXE unhandled exception in SharePoint 2010

Posted on 2011-04-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I started getting the attached unhandled exception when installing Cumulative Updates on the SharePoint 2010 test server. I was able to successfully install the update but I would like to know what it is and how to fix it before I start installing it on the production box.

Question by:MisUszatek
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    Do you see an item in the Event Log that matches this MSDN Blog post?

    Benign OWSTimer unhandled exception popup - System.Security.Cryptographic.CryptographicException

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    I confirmed that this issue is related to Visual Studio being installed on a SharePoint server. I have it in my test environment only so I will just ignore it. I didn't have in my production when updating. Thanks for you time helping me with this.

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