System.TypeInitializationException on Windows Server 2016

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    I’m setting up a build agent on a Windows Server 2016 box.  Visual Studio 2017 Professional and VisualGDB are installed.

    Whenever I start Visual Studio, the following exception happens and VisualGDB does not get loaded into Visual Studio:



    Figured out the issue.  Using FIPS compliant algroithms needs to be disabled:

    Report Manager: “System.InvalidOperationException: This implementation is not part of the Windows Platform FIPS validated cryptographic algorithms.”


    “Or else, go to Local Security Policy (Start -> Run -> secpol.msc) and then go to “Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options” and on the right-side windows you should see the policies in that please look for the Policy “System cryptography: Use FIPS compliant algorithms for encryption, hashing, and signing” and checked the security thing and it should be Enabled.”





    Good to know it works. Just in case anyone else runs into the same problem, here’s another workaround to this:

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