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Smart Card Removal Policy

 

General Information

None at this time

Windows 8

Default Description

Allows the system to be configured to lock the user desktop upon smart card removal.

Additional Information

None at this time.

Default Startup Type

OS SP0
Windows 8 x86 Manual
Windows 8 x64 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x86 Manual
Windows 8 Pro x64 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x86 Manual
Windows 8 Enterprise x64 Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SCPolicySvc
Display Name: Smart Card Removal Policy

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

Note: No dependencies are listed for any service in the WDP build I used to draft this information.

Windows 7

Default Description

Allows the system to be configured to lock the user desktop upon smart card removal.

Additional Information

Smart Cards are credit card sized with embedded microchips with encoded information to include anything desired, but usually access privledges. If you do not use Smart Cards on your computer, this service and the following group of services can safely be disabled:

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1
Windows 7 Starter Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Basic Manual Manual
Windows 7 Home Premium Manual Manual
Windows 7 Professional Manual Manual
Windows 7 Ultimate Manual Manual
Windows 7 Enterprise Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SCPolicySvc
Display Name: Smart Card Removal Policy

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System account

Dependencies

What service Smart Card Removal Policy needs to function properly:

  • [[[Remote Procedure Call (RPC)]] (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
    • [DCOM Server Process Launcher]] (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)
    • RPC Endpoint Mapper (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

What other service require Smart Card Removal Policy to function properly:

  • None (S, HB, HP, P, U, E)

Windows Vista

Default Description

Allows the system to be configured to lock the user desktop upon smart card removal.

Additional Information

Smart Cards are credit card sized with embedded microchips with encoded information to include anything desired, but usually access privledges. If you do not use Smart Cards on your computer, this service and the following group of services can safely be disabled:

Default Startup Type

OS SP0 SP1 SP2
Vista Home Basic Manual Manual Manual
Vista Home Premium Manual Manual Manual
Vista Business Manual Manual Manual
Vista Ultimate Manual Manual Manual
Vista Enterprise Manual Manual Manual

Service Names

Service Name (registry): SCPolicySvc
Display Name: Smart Card Removal Policy

Default Path and Command Line Options

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Log On As

Account: Local System Account

Dependencies

What service Smart Card Removal Policy needs to function properly:

What other service require Smart Card Removal Policy to function properly:

  • None (HB, HP, B, U)

Additional Reading