Question

How to delete a certificate from a smart card with GIDS applet?

Answer

You need admin rights for the procedure.


Please follow the steps below to delete a certificate from a smart card with GIDS applet:

Step-by-Step


  1. Open a command line, enter certutil -scinfo and press the enter key.



  2. You will asked for the user PIN of the token. Enter the user pin and click "OK".



  3. After a few seconds you will asked again for the user PIN. Enter the user pin and click "OK".



  4. The window "Certificate List" appears. Click "OK".



  5. You will get a list of all installed certificates on your token. For deleting a certain certificate you need the name of the key container.



  6. Next enter the command certutil -delkey -csp "Microsoft Base Smart Card Crypto Provider" "<key container name>" and press the enter key.



  7. You will asked for the user PIN of the token. Enter the user pin and click "OK".



  8. After entering the user PIN you will get the message "CertUtil: -delkey command completed successfully".



  9. If you enter certutil -scinfo again, the deleted certificate shouldn't be listed anymore.



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