Copies user certificates and root certificates from smart cards into the current user's certificate store, detects when a smart card is inserted into a smart card reader, and, if needed, installs the smart card Plug and Play minidriver.
|Windows 7 edition||without SP||SP1|
|Display name:||Certificate Propagation|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs|
The Certificate Propagation service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process. It shares an executable file with other services. If the Certificate Propagation fails to load or initialize, the error is recorded into the Event Log. Windows 7 startup should proceed, but a message box is displayed informing you that the CertPropSvc service has failed to start.
Certificate Propagation will not start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.
1. Select your Windows 7 edition and Service Pack, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreCertificatePropagationWindows7.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.
3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.
4. Restart the computer to save changes.
Note. Make sure that the
certprop.dll file exists in the
%WinDir%\System32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 7 installation media.