Windows Security Log Event ID 5057

Operating Systems Windows 2008 R2 and 7
Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
Windows 2016 and 10
Category
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Uncategorized
 • Subcategory could not be determined
Type Failure
Corresponding events
in Windows 2003
and before
 
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5057: A cryptographic primitive operation failed

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Examples of 5057

A cryptographic primitive operation failed.

Subject:

Security ID:  %1
Account Name:  %2
Account Domain:  %3
Logon ID:  %4

Cryptographic Parameters:

Provider Name:  %5
Algorithm Name: %6

Failure Information:

Reason:   %7
Return Code:  %8

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