Workstation is not locked when you remove a smart card in Windows 2000

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When you remove your smart card from the smart card reader, the computer is not locked even if the Smart card removal behavior local policy is set to Lock Workstation.
This problem may occur when you remove your smart card while a screen saver is active.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time    Version           Size    File name   ----------------------------------------------------------------   12-Sep-2003  14:45  5.0.2195.6738      42,256  Basesrv.dll   17-Jan-2003  09:06  5.0.2195.6656     236,304  Cmd.exe   12-Sep-2003  14:45  5.0.2195.6762     222,992  Gdi32.dll   12-Sep-2003  14:45  5.0.2195.6816     711,440  Kernel32.dll   12-Sep-2003  14:45  5.0.2195.6807     333,584  Msgina.dll   12-Sep-2003  14:45  5.0.2195.6701      90,232  Rdpwd.sys   04-Sep-2003  10:06  5.0.2195.6801   5,232,128  Sp3res.dll   12-Sep-2003  14:45  5.0.2195.6799     380,176  User32.dll   12-Sep-2003  14:45  5.0.2195.6794     385,808  Userenv.dll   08-Sep-2003  10:21  5.0.2195.6817   1,628,464  Win32k.sys   12-Sep-2003  11:45  5.0.2195.6818     182,032  Winlogon.exe   12-Sep-2003  14:45  5.0.2195.6775     243,984  Winsrv.dll

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


Article ID: 828323 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 19:45:15 - Revision: 1.5

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server

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