A PC with the following features:
• The Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition, or Windows 2000
• A Universal Serial Bus (USB) port
CAC Card should include 3 certificates - You must know your PIN number
If you do not have all three certificates or you cannot remember your PIN number you will have to revisit the issuing agency to have the PIN number reset.
2. CAC CARD INSTALLATION and SETUP
To install a smart card reader, follow the steps outlined below. Very old PC/SC drivers may not be compatible with more recent drivers.
Important: Do not connect your reader before installing the ActivCard middleware from CD.
Step 1. Click on Start/ Run to access your CD-Rom drive
Click on the Browse button
Select Install Root_V205 (batch file) from CD and click Open
Then Click and highlight InstallRoot.Exe and click open
Click OK and the batch file will run
Click on the Enter key to complete this process
Step 2. Next Install ACTIVCARD 2.2
Insert ActivCard 2.2 CD in the CD Rom Drive and wait for program to
Launch and then Click on Install Product.
Click NEXT to begin ActivCard Gold InstallShield
Click “I Accept the terms in the agreement” and then Click NEXT
Click NEXT to accept customer information or type customer information
Select and Choose TYPICAL setup and Click NEXT
Now Click INSTALL to begin installation
ActivCard Gold is now being installed
Click Finish to complete installation for ActivCard Gold 2.2
Step 3. Hook up ActivCard device to USB port on PC or if you have a serial reader, connect the power cable into the keyboard port of your computer; connect the keyboard into the piggyback connector.
Click NEXT to install device driver for the hardware
Click NEXT to start wizard search for driver
Click NEXT to start search for hardware device
Floppy disk drives may or may not be checked and/or available
Deselect the check box for Floppy disk drives if necessary and ensure check box
For CD-ROM drives is selected
Click NEXT to install driver files for hardware device
Click Finish to complete installation for the ActivCard device.
Then Click START/SHUTDOWN and select Restart to restart your computer
When the computer starts back up you will notice a slight change in the Windows Logon Screen. The logon screen will now state ‘Insert Card or press Ctrl-Alt-Delete’ to begin.
Select Ctrl-Alt-Delete and log on as normal.
Step 4. Validate installation of hardware/software
Launch the ActivCard Gold Utilities
Insert CAC card into reader when prompted
After CAC Card has been inserted into Smart Card Reader, the message below will appear. Click OK to Continue
Enter the PIN number when prompted
Click and highlight the Digital Certificate folder (You should have three
Certificates (Encryption, Identity and Signature)
Next Click TOOLS and then Click REGISTER CERTIFICATES to install your certificates
Click YES to allow your computer to store certificates
Click OK to complete Identity certificate install. Repeat steps for Encryption and Signature certificates