Successfully Install a CAC Reader onto your computer, please visit
these pages in order:
CAC drivers (Video)
ActivClient 6.1 (Army users, use only if AC 6.2
OR visit 1 single page:
on how to install all of the software on a Windows Computer
Notes on how to install all of the software on a
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Software & Install
on how to install all of the software
CAC reader drivers (Video)
ActivClient Software (Video)
PureEdge Viewer Software
(Replaced by Lotus Forms)
How Do I...
"Everything" on a Windows computer?
"Everything" on a Mac?
my Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, or Windows Mobile phone to check my AKO
Digitally Sign a Form?
/ access Enterprise Email?
Use my CAC with my Mac Computer (10.8.x - Mountain Lion)?
my CAC with my Mac Computer (10.7.x
Use my CAC with my Mac Computer (10.6.x - Snow Leopard)?
Use my CAC with my Mac Computer (10.5.x
Use my CAC with my Mac Computer
(10.4.x - Tiger)?
Use my CAC with Firefox (on Windows)?
Use my CAC with Firefox
Use my CAC with Windows 7?
Use my CAC with Windows 8?
Use my CAC with my Linux Computer?
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
What can I do if my ID card is blocked?
Fixes for Common Problems / Common Errors Page
The Sign button is Gray when trying
to Digitally Sign a form
The CAC driver did not install correctly
AKO Specific Information Page
Test your Digital Signature
on this Sample Form
Use Forms (formerly myForms)
Outlook Web Access (OWA)
Free Antivirus / Security Software
Where can I purchase a USB CAC reader?
Where can I purchase a CAC reader for my laptop?
AKO Slick deals
Microsoft Home Use Program
Microsoft Government Employees Purchase
Helpful products to make your life
AKO CAC Discussions / Forum
AKO Pure Edge Discussions / Forum
AKO CAC Reference / Resource
I Still Need More Help
Some useful information for your daily
Army Publishing Directorate
DoD Information Assurance
Army Information Assurance
Virtual Training Site
Microsoft offers free online training
for office products
What if I'm not in the Army and want to use my CAC reader at home?
Air Force CAC Support Page
Marine Corps CAC Support Page
Navy CAC Support Page
DoD Civilian CAC Support Page
Instructions for using LPS-Public to download ActivClient
Apple / MAC Support
do I Install "Everything" on a Mac?
Mountain Lion (10.8.x)
Snow Leopard (10.6.8)
a CAC enabling programs: CSSi, PKard, CACkey, OpenSC, or JAX package
Questions / Support Page
your iPhone / iPad
Instructions for downgrading the firmware on the IOGear
GSR202, 202V, and 203
Windows 7 / 8 Support
your CAC without
ActivClient (for Windows 7
- 32 bit only) using Compatibility mode
(for Windows 7 - 32 bit Only)
for Windows 7
Information for Windows 8
Information on the error 2738 problem