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Process name: Microsoft Smartcard-Ressource server
Application using this process: Microsoft Smartcard-Ressource server
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What is scardsvr.exe doing on my computer?
scardsvr.exe is an application belonging to the Microsoft Windows Operating System, which provides the authentication facilities for smart security cards on your local system.
It is Microsoft's Smart Card & Smart Card Helper service, also called Smart Card Resource Management Server. This service has a dual function : on the one hand it enables support for old non Plug & Play smart card readers, and on the other hand it also provides support for Plug & Play smart card readers.
The process is essential if you have a Smart Card reader, otherwise one should disable it by setting it to Manual on the Services tab.
scardsvr.exe is a system process that is needed for your PC to work properly. It should not be removed. Check your system now to identify unused processes that are slowing down your computer.