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Prompted to Insert Smart Card After Latest Update RRS feed

  • Question

  • I just updated to the latest Insider Preview and now Windows asks me to insert my smart card after logging in. I use a smart card for some web based applications but I cannot figure out why I am being prompted to insert it on Startup.

    Some solutions I found recommend turning off Smart Card plug-n-play but I hesitate to do so because I still need smart card functionality.

    Is there a way for me to determine what process triggers the request?

    Saturday, August 24, 2019 12:44 PM

All replies

  • Suggestions:

    Update the driver for the smart card reader to the latest version.

    Open Command Prompt as Admin and type the following command:

     net start certpropsvc, and then press ENTER.


    S.Sengupta,Microsoft MVP Windows and Devices for IT, Windows Insider MVP

    Monday, August 26, 2019 1:39 PM