In this post, you’ll learn about the Win32 Error “0x000004EF – ERROR_PKINIT_FAILURE” that you get when debugging system erors in Windows.
The System Error Codes in Windows is a standard computer errors that occurs on Windows PCs. The System Error are usually intended for the developers troubleshooting issues related to the messages returned by the GetLastError.
Most of these Windows Errors are defined in the WinError.h file. The description of these error codes are very general and requires some bit of analysis to understand the exact issue.
0x000004EF – ERROR_PKINIT_FAILURE
The Kerberos protocol encountered an error while validating the KDC certificate during smartcard logon. There is more information in the system event log.