Smart card reader registry information is in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Cryptography\Calais\Readers. Smart card registry information is in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Cryptography\Calais\SmartCards. The following table lists the default values for these GPO settings.How do I log into my computer with a smart card?
Logon Procedures To log on to a computer using a smart card, your users no longer need to enter the Ctrl + Alt + Del key combination. Rather, they simply insert the smart card into the smart card reader, at which point they'll be prompted to enter the PIN associated with the certificate on the card.How to set the smart card + PIN as default login?
Microsoft identified a configuration change for Windows 10 which allows the Smart Card + PIN to be set as Default Login. Add the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\SmartCard CredentialProvider\DisplayEmptySmartCardTileWhenNoReader(DWORD)=1How to get the last login method of a smart card?
Presently you have to hit ctrl+alt+del>sign in options>click on smart card image>enter PIN number. I know it can be done because where I last worked if you inserted a smart card, it would automatically go to it and ask for the PIN. All I can find online is a registry hack to get it to remember last login method. That's not what I'm looking for.