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Smart Card Removal Policy - Windows 11 Service

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

This service also exists in Windows 10, 7, 8 and Vista.

Startup Type

Windows 11 version Home Pro Education Enterprise
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Default Properties

Display name:Smart Card Removal Policy
Service name:SCPolicySvc
Type:share
Path:%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
File:%WinDir%\System32\certprop.dll
Error control:normal
Object:LocalSystem
Privileges:
  • SeCreateGlobalPrivilege
  • SeTcbPrivilege
  • SeChangeNotifyPrivilege
  • SeImpersonatePrivilege

Default Behavior

The Smart Card Removal Policy service is running as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Smart Card Removal Policy fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 11 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the SCPolicySvc service has failed to start.

Dependencies

Smart Card Removal Policy is unable to start, if the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service is stopped or disabled.

Restore Default Startup Type for Smart Card Removal Policy

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 11 edition and release, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreSmartCardRemovalPolicyWindows11.bat file to any folder on a local drive such as SSD or a hard disk.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Properties.

4. Check the Unblock checkbox and click OK.

5. Right-click the batch file again and select Run as administrator.

6. 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 11 installation media.

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