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Event ID 8 - crypt32 - Failed auto update retrieval of third-party root list sequence number from

FollowMe uses some Microsoft cryptography libraries which rely on the crypt32 library, however the crypt32 library is logging an event ID 8 in the event log.

This behavior can occur if the Update Root Certificates component is turned on and the computer cannot connect to the Windows Update server on the Internet. The Update Root Certificates component automatically updates trusted root-certificate authorities from the Microsoft Update server at regular intervals.

To resolve the issue we recommend one follows the following Microsoft article:

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