Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 12.87 Mb
Operating System: Windows XP, NT, 2000 and ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.16.2 / 2004
The GemPC card reader driver is designed for use with the corresponding card reader manufactured by GemPlus. The card reader fits well into the standard PCMCIA (II) PC slots. The installation process is simple and can be handled by a person who has little or no technical knowledge about computers. Once the installation is complete, the user can confidently pursue activities such as electronic commerce, e-purse facilities and home banking over the PC. Since the GemPc card reader is based on the Gemcore hardware, it cab handle all smart cards compatible with ISO7816 standards. It is also compatible with both windows XP and 2000. It can also be used on windows server 2003 platforms. In addition, this card reads and writes from and to mini processor cards and memory cards in the ISO 7816 standards categories 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
When the user first plugs the GemPC card reader into the system, it recognizes the device as a new hardware. Without the installation of corresponding device driver, the card reader may fail to work properly. As such, the user should restart the machine upon plugging in the device and install the driver, which is accomplished by the system copying the device drivers, saving them and configuring the device. For the drivers to take effect, the user may have to restart the machine. The restart is important since the device does not have plug and play capabilities. Should the user experience any problems when operating this device, he should first check if the drivers were installed properly. He should also try updating the drivers since outdated device drivers can slow down the machine. He should also ensure that there are no viruses in the host machine. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and GemPC Card Reader errors before installing any driver updates.