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Windows Installation Steps
Step 1: Obtain a CAC Reader
Step 2: CAC Reader driver
Step 3: DoD Certificates
Step 4: ActivClient (Optional)

 

Utilizing the Edge web browser, download the S/MIME extension from this link:  https://ow2.res.office365.com/owasmime/20.19.701.1/OwaSmimeEdgeExtension.appxbundle

 

When you see this message at the bottom of your screen, click Save as to save to your downloads or desktop folder

 

 

Navigate to your downloads folder (or where you saved it to), and double click it

 

 

When you see this screen, double click the Install (button)

 

 

 

Once you see this screen you know it is installed:

 

 

You will now need to edit your registry to allow the S/MIME to function properly

 

Manual method:

Navigate to HKEY Local Machine -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Windows ->CurrentVersion -> Right click on: AppModeUnlock, select New DWORD (32-bit) Value Enter:  AllowAllTrustedApps hit <enter>, then right click and modify the value to: 1

 

and

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE ->SOFTWARE ->Microsoft ->Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Right click on: AppModeUnlock, select New DWORD (32-bit) Value Enter: AllowDevelopmentWithoutDevLicense hit <enter>, then right click and validate the value is 0

 

Automated method:

Edge registry setting

Chrome registry setting

 

 

From the Edge browser click the 3 little dots (elipse) in the top right corner of the web browser

 

 

 

 

Select Extensions from the drop down menu

 

 

 

 

 

 

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