"Smart Card - SCardSvr.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Smart Card" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Smart Card" service related to SCardSvr.dll?

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A

"Smart Card" is a Windows 8 service that Manages access to smart cards read by this computer. If this service is stopped, this computer will be unable to read smart cards. . "Smart Card" service is provided by SCardSvr.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Smart Card" service:

Service name: SCardSvr
Display name: Smart Card
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
Dependencies: {wudfsvc}

"Smart Card" service is provided by a program called: SCardSvr.dll:

Name: SCardSvr.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\SCardSvr.dll
Description: Smart Card Resource Management Server
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 196608 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:07:07 AM UTC

Disabling "Smart Card" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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