System Writer is Missing on Server 2012 R2


  • I have a 2012 R2 machine that has the system writer missing.  I am receiving the error below in the application log.  I have searched and search and can't seem to find a fix.

    Source:        Microsoft-Windows-CAPI2
    Date:          5/17/2018 10:21:25 AM
    Event ID:      513
    Task Category: None
    Level:         Error
    Keywords:      Classic
    User:          N/A

    Cryptographic Services failed while processing the OnIdentity() call in the System Writer Object.


    TraverseDir : Unable to build file path.

    System Error:
    The data area passed to a system call is too small.

    Thursday, May 17, 2018 2:24 PM

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