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How to Start/Stop Smart Card

Service name: SCardSvr

Display name: Smart Card


Description:

Manages access to smart cards read by this computer. If this service is stopped, this computer will be unable to read smart cards.
If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.


Path to executable:

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

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Smart Card 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 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