Re: Windows XP Home and CryptoAPI

From: Ryan Menezes [MSFT] (
Date: 11/19/03

Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 09:06:10 -0800

CryptoAPI exists on Windows XP home edition.Can you be a bit more specific
about what you were trying to do and how it failed ?


"George Nentidis" <> wrote in message
> Hi there all.
> I use CryptoAPI in my application for data encryption.
> More specific for text encrpytion.
> This API does not seem to work correctly or at all under Windows XP Home
> edition.
> Does anybody now if CryptoAPI is installed in Home Edition?
> Or is it one of the things that WinXP Proffesional version has, but the
> version doesn't?
> Thank you all for you time
> George Nentidis.

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