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YOU CAN USE YOUR CAC WITH WINDOWS 7

 

YOU CAN ALSO USE YOUR CAC WITH WINDOWS 8 / 8.1

 

Installation Steps

Step 1: Obtain a CAC Reader
Step 2: CAC Reader driver / Video
Step 3: DoD Certificates / Video
Step 4: ActivClient / Video
Step 4a:  Update ActivClient
Step 5: IE Adjustments | Video
Log into a CAC enabled webpage now to test
Step 6: Lotus Forms / Video
Step 7: eSign / ApproveIt / Video

The Windows 7 Install is no different than it is for Vista, XP, or 8 / 8.1, so please use the Installation steps on the left.

 NOTICE:  Windows 7 with Internet Explorer 11 will have to add their OWA / webmail server [or any other websites that are not working] to "Compatibility View Settings" by following slides 19 & 20 in this guide.  You can then install the S/MIME control.   

To use DTS on Windows 7 with IE 11, look here for instructions

 

You need to have one of these four CACs: "GEMALTO TOP DL GX4 144," "GEMALTO DLGX4-A 144," "Oberthur ID One 128 v5.5 Dual," or "G&D FIPS 201 SCE 3.2" (see examples below) to use your CAC without the need of ActivClient.

image of 144 CAC GemaltoDLGX4-A 144 imageOberther 5.5 CAC image G&D FIPS 201 SCE 3.2

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Read more about the older CACs and replacing them

Click here for locations to download ActivClient

Here are a few tweaks you may want to do to your Windows 7 computer

 

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