Turn on root certificate propagation from smart card

This policy setting allows you to manage the root certificate propagation that occurs when a smart card is inserted. If you enable or do not configure this policy setting then root certificate propagation will occur when you insert your smart card. Note: For this policy setting to work the following policy setting must also be enabled: Turn on certificate propagation from smart card. If you disable this policy setting then root certificates will not be propagated from the smart card.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SOFTWARE -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CertProp # EnableRootCertificatePropagation

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Smart Card


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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