Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.security (More info?)
You should also post this in the "Microsoft crypto" newsgroup. It sounds
like the operating system does not support the CSP [ not a built in one]
that was used with the certificate and therefore you need to install it as
provided from the manufacturer. If this is for a smart card the info below
may be pertinent from the link below. --- Steve
A Cryptography Service Provider (CSP). This facilitates communication
between the device and the smart card. The CSP must be signed by Microsoft,
or it will not work on Windows 2000. Typically, a CSP is provided by the
manufacturer of the Smart Card Reader-for example, a GemPlus reader would
use a GemPlus CSP, a Schlumberger CSP would use the Schlumberger CSP, and so
"J. Alberto Gonzalez" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have this problem; when I try to import a certificate appears the
> following error:
> "The private key that you are importing might require a cryptographic
> service provider that is not installed on your system."
> I've been looking for this problen in microsoft database but the only
> thing that I've found I need to install the last service pack.
> I've tried with this solution but the problem continues.