"Smart Card Removal Policy - certprop.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Smart Card Removal Policy" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Smart Card Removal Policy" service related to certprop.dll?

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A

"Smart Card Removal Policy" is a Windows 7 service that "Allows the system to be configured to lock the user desktop upon smart card removal." "Smart Card Removal Policy" service is provided by certprop.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Smart Card Removal Policy" service:

Service name: SCPolicySvc
Display name: Smart Card Removal Policy
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Smart Card Removal Policy" service is provided by a DLL file called: certprop.dll:

Name: certprop.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\certprop.dll
Description: Microsoft Smartcard Certificate Propagation
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 66.0 KB (67,584 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:18:12 AM

Disabling "Smart Card Removal Policy" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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