Requirement of drivers installation for smartcards on Windows 7

  • 7013150
  • 28-Aug-2013
  • 28-Aug-2013

Environment

NetIQ Advanced Authentication 4.8

Situation

Each time when I put on a card on a reader, I see the message about driver installation for a card. I have Windows 7.

Resolution

This is a feature of Windows 7. It is called Smartcard Plug and Play. Check how to disable it. Scroll down to “Disable Smart Card Plug and Play through Group Policy for managed computers”.

Additional Information

Formerly known as 0056.

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