Category: Card Reader
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 5.9 MB
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit), Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit), Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit), Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206 Rev. E / 16 Apr 2009
The HP USB Smart Card Reader is implemented with the HP ProtectTools Security Manager. This device allows users to utilize, manage and install the Smart Card. On the other hand, the HP ProtectTools Smart Card Manager is the authentication application for the Smart Card. The Smart Card is a small device which requires users to authenticate lots of forms before they can access their stored resources or accounts. The Smart Card ensures maximum security when accessing networks with the use of dual factor validation processes. This greatly minimizes the possibility of unauthorized users having access to vital accounts and resources. The Smart Card along with the Smart Card Reader can be utilized with many devices such as handhelds and notebooks. It can also be utilized by applications for building valid access and user validation processes.
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
The HP USB Smart Card Reader supports Vista, XP, 2000/98, Mac and Linux. It is compatible with ActivCard Gold, ActivClient, NegSign. It uses the PCMCIA/Cardbus Interface and PC Card Type I/II. The HP USB Smart Card Reader has a spill drain feature and it conforms to the standards of the industry for ease of use and set up. It also provides secure online transactions using digital signatures and certificates. It offers long product life and quiet operation with high-impact materials and lubricated keys. This tool makes use of and supports a USB port, short circuit detection and power supply complaint with ISO7816 and EMV (5V, 60 mA). The maximum draw power consumption of this device is 250mA. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HP USB Smart Card Reader errors before installing any driver updates.