COMPAQ PC-CARD Smart Card Reader

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Manufacturer: Compaq
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: N/A
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Vista, Window ME, Windows NT4
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.1.0.0 / 01 Feb 2002

Windows device driver information for COMPAQ PC-CARD Smart Card Reader

COMPAQ PC-CARD Smart Card Reader is utilized with common access card as well as military card for secure login. It is compatible with ActivClient, NegSin and ActivCard. It supports operating systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98, and has a PCMCIA/Cardbus interface. COMPAQ PC-CARD Smart Card Reader's dimensions are 12 x 9 x 3 inches. It is also compatible with Armada notebooks that are equipped with standard PC Card slots. It supports increased security of systems and information via features of smart-card login. The reader can be used together with a Compaq Biometric PC Card Reader to enhance security level. COMPAQ PC-CARD Smart Card Reader enables the users to have a tightened internet age security and offers key building block for enterprise security. The optional kit contents of the reader include a smart card, PC Card, Software and documentation.

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Some of its specifications include: its PCMCIA is compatible with version 2.1 PC Card interface software and it also supports all ISO 7816 smart cards. It is compatible with Windows Plug and Play and also supports hot plugging, resume, hibernation and suspend. It does not require any external power supply as its power is gotten via the PC card slot and its power consumption is 4mA when on standby, 12mA when operating and 150uA when not in operation. COMPAQ PC-CARD Smart Card Reader meets Type II PC Card slot format. Its operating temperature range is between 32 degrees F and 131 degrees F while the operating relative humidity is between 5% and 95% via operating temperature range. Some of the benefits of the reader is that it ahs enhanced security for email, e-commerce, VPNs and Web access. It is also based on industry standards Microsoft PC/SC, ISO 7816 and PKCS11 compliant. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and COMPAQ PC-CARD Smart Card Reader errors before installing any driver updates.