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Smart Card Reader Devices Design Guide

Last Updated: 8/12/2016

Design guide for developing drivers for smart card reader devices.

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Smart Card Driver Environment

Management of IOCTL Requests in a Smart Card Reader Driver

WDM Reader Driver

Smart Card Minidrivers

Smart Card Reader States

Installing Smart Card Reader Drivers

Registering a WDM Smart Card Reader Driver

Enabling Smart Card Event Logging in the Registry

WDM Device Names for Smart Card Readers

Smart Card Driver Debugging

Specifications and Resources

To work with the smart card support in Microsoft Windows operating systems, smart card readers and cards should be compatible with Interoperability Specification for ICCs and Personal Computer Systems. Smart card readers and device drivers should also be Plug and Play compliant.

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