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How to Start/Stop Smart Card Device Enumeration Service

Service name: ScDeviceEnum

Display name: Smart Card Device Enumeration Service


Description:

Creates software device nodes for all smart card readers accessible to a given session. If this service is disabled, WinRT APIs will not
be able to enumerate smart card readers.


Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Smart Card Device Enumeration Service service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Smart Card Device Enumeration Service service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart