There is a cryptographic service for FIPS  that has been enabled by your Network Administrator using Group Policy Object Settings.

If this is the case, no changes that you make to your workstation or server will remove this type of service from your machine.

This is covered in the following Microsoft article:

System cryptography: Use FIPS compliant algorithms for encryption, hashing, and signing

This service must be turned off by your Network Admin as it applies to all systems on your network. In rarr cases it is a Local policy and make be disabled in the system registry, however it is best to check with you Tech Support team prior to making any changes manually.


Unable to Start LinkFixer Advanced with FIPS Cryptography Enabled

To turn off FIPS Cryptography, follow the instructions below.

NOTE: Turning off FIPS Cryptography may require you to reboot the machine you are changing. Plan accordingly so as not to disrupt any maintenance or backup schedules.

To turn off FIPS Cryptography using the Local Policies, follow these steps:

  1. Press the key combination WINDOWS_KEY+R to launch the Run dialog.

  2. Type secpol.msc into the dialog and click OK.

  3. In the Local Security Policy Management Console window that opens, use the left tab to navigate to the Local Policies>Security Options.

  4. Scroll down the right pane and double-click System Cryptograph: Use FIPS compliant algorithms for encryption, hashing, and signing.

  5. In the Properties window, select the Disabled option and click the Apply button.

  6. Close the Properties window by clicking OK.

  7. Close the Local Security Policy Management Console.