Description of the software update for Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider

Summary

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider (CSP). The "Article contents" section describes the information that this article contains about this update.

INTRODUCTION

This article describes the software update for Base Smart Card CSP. This update lets smart card vendors more easily enable their smart cards on Microsoft Windows by using a lightweight proprietary card module instead of a full proprietary CSP.

This update lets users use smart cards from vendors who use card modules instead of a full CSP.

Note To enable most smart card security, the user must still enroll for certificates from a trusted public key infrastructure.

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Installation details

Who should install this update

You should only install this update when the issuer of your smart card instructs you to obtain this update. If you do not have a smart card, you do not have to install this update.

How to obtain and install the update

This update is available from the Microsoft Download Center. For information about how to download and install this update, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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How to determine whether the update is installed

This update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following tables. 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.

Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package: x86
   Date         Time   Version       Size     File name
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29-Oct-2005 06:49 6.0.5066.164 133,120 Axaltocm.dll
28-Oct-2005 23:40 6.0.5066.160 96,792 Basecsp.dll
29-Oct-2005 06:49 6.0.5066.164 25,600 Bcsprsrc.dll
29-Oct-2005 06:49 6.0.5066.164 151,552 Ifxcardm.dll
29-Oct-2005 06:49 6.0.5066.164 84,480 Pintool.exe
Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package: x64
   Date         Time   Version       Size     File name
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29-Oct-2005 07:00 6.0.5066.164 236,544 Axaltocm.dll
29-Oct-2005 00:09 6.0.5066.159 152,600 Basecsp.dll
29-Oct-2005 07:00 6.0.5066.164 26,112 Bcsprsrc.dll
29-Oct-2005 07:00 6.0.5066.164 184,832 Ifxcardm.dll
29-Oct-2005 07:00 6.0.5066.164 101,376 Pintool.exe
Base Smart Card Cryptographic Service Provider Package: ia64
   Date         Time   Version       Size     File name
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29-Oct-2005 07:00 6.0.5066.164 407,040 Axaltocm.dll
29-Oct-2005 00:27 6.0.5066.159 275,992 Basecsp.dll
29-Oct-2005 07:00 6.0.5066.164 26,624 Bcsprsrc.dll
29-Oct-2005 07:00 6.0.5066.164 453,632 Ifxcardm.dll
29-Oct-2005 07:00 6.0.5066.164 179,712 Pintool.exe

Prerequisites

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
    You must apply Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) before you install this update.
  • Microsoft Windows XP
    No prerequisites are required.
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
    No prerequisites are required.

Registry information

This update creates the following registry subkeys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\Defaults\Provider\Microsoft Base Smart Card Crypto Provider
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\Calais\SmartCards\Axalto Cryptoflex .NET
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\Calais\SmartCards\Infineon SICRYPT CardModule Card
For more information about software update terminology, 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

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文章 ID:909520 - 上次审阅时间:2009年2月9日 - 修订版本: 1

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