How to change the default credential provider Windows 8 / Windows 8.1

In particular, I would like to make the smart card credential provider the default credential provider
Sebastian_StraussAsked:
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McKnifeCommented:
I don't think you can.
But http://softwarefileprotection.com/how-to-hide-credential-providers-from-the-windows-logon-user-interface shows, how to exclude credential providers (so that if no other is left, it will become the default).

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
simply click on the smart card option in the logon screen, it will use the last selected option as the default.

you can set the smart card policy settings via group policy
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff404287%28v=ws.10%29.aspx
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