Errors occur when you use Publish Services in Lightroom. For example, you receive the following error, "An internal error has occurred: There is something wrong in CryptUnprotectData."
You can Google search or check your browser's Help documentation for instructions on how to clear the cache and cookies for your browser.
Most browsers have a clear browsing history option in the application menu or File menu. Otherwise, it's typically found in the browser's preferences.
Several users have reported that this step worked for them.
See your browser's documentation on how to change the default browser. Most browsers have an option to check for default browser at startup in the preferences.
Note: This step is necessary only during the plug-in authorization. Once the plug-in is authorized and functioning, you can revert to your preferred default browser.
Solution 4: (Windows) Run Lightroom as an Administrator, then reauthorize the Publish Service plug-in.
Solution 5: (Windows) Delete the Publish Service entry in Lightroom's preferences, then reauthorize the plug-in.
Delete the following keys from the preference file:
- ["pw_pw_com.adobe.lightroom.export.facebook_com.adobe.lightroom.export .facebook_1462068433Key"] = "AQAAANCMnd8BFdERjHoAwE/Cl+sBAAAAdUMU.........qAAAABAAAADplLE740dKWYP QsWhXy6HDAAAAAASAAACgAAAAEAAAAHcIKRNCHbMrYTlEF1NkPiNgAAAAQZXSdYJ/Rn/V/ iT7f6NbYuWcXMZoF+Tsq7FYmPwa/rgeNpM0ivh0ORw+0Cf79UJZ0iI4..........ACeA0 0GwYQ8ysXk/F+dL7HgW30m3"
- ["pw_pw_com.adobe.lightroom.export.facebook_com.adobe.lightroom.expor t.facebook_1462068433UID"] = "AQAAANCMnd8BFdERjHoAwE/Cl+sBAAAAdUMUGLoh...................gAAqAAAAB AAAACQ/ZttXZ5yoLi1TuDl2buNAAAAAASAAACgAAAAEAAAAKgcUFBO/9CbtXTicEq9p4YQ AAAAog5VGeJ+OJX77q7W7wulghQAAAAheEDhrCk2C7mDzr99UG/AvGm/7A=="