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BSOD when joining mobile hotspot

Whenever I join the WiFi from my phone’s Internet Sharing feature, my Windows 8.1 PC suffers a Blue Screen of Death (Kernel Panic). This is because you need to enable FIPS in the network’s security settings, which I can’t do because the BSOD is immediate when I connect to the phone. Apparently this issue affects all internet sharing phones, including Android.


I got this solution from a comment on a blog post about the issue

This worked completely for me and now I can join my phone’s network again, yay!