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Readme for GemPC433 PC/SC driver for Windows ME

Gemalto GemPC433-SL and GemPC433-SW smart card reader drivers disk for
Windows ME.
Version 1.2.0.3, November 2001.


Caution:
--------
This readme file is specifically written for the above-mentioned
driver version. Before proceeding, you might want to check whether a
later driver version is available from the Gemalto web site
(http://www.gemalto.com/).


Contents:
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   1. Release notes
   2. Pre-Requisites
   3. Disk Content
   4. Smart Card Interface driver use
   5. User notes (Known deviations)
   6. Troubleshooting
   7. Support


1. Release notes
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Version 1.2.0.3:
   This is the initial driver version certified by Microsoft.
   It is specifically designed for the
   GEMPLUS USB smartCard Reader 433-Swap,
   Vid=98e6 and PID=4433 with Gemcore 2000 chip set.

2. Pre-Requisites
-----------------

To be usable, this installation requires that the Microsoft Win32
Smart Card Base Components Version 1.0 be previously installed.

To check the Microsoft Win32 Smart Card Base Components installation,
   Go to the Control Panel (Choosing "Settings" in the Start menu,
   then "Control Panel")
   Start the "Add/Remove Programs" applet
   Check that "Microsoft Smart Card Base Components" is listed in the
   programs displayed in the scroll box.

You also need to have the Smclib common libraries installed on your
computer.

To check this installation,
   Go in %WINDIR%\system\ and
   Check that smclib.vxd file is present.
   Right-click on this file and select "Properties",
   Select "Version" tab,
   Select "Product Version" and verify that you have at least 4.00.951
and / or
   Go in %WINDIR%\system32\drivers\ and
   Check that smclib.sys file is present.
   Right-click on this file and select "Properties",
   Select "Version" tab,
   Select "Product Version" and verify that is set to 5.00.

If any of the above components (Smclib or Smart Card Base Components)
is not installed on your system, please contact Gemplus support
(see below).

The files include in the Smart Card Base Components Version 1.0 are:
   %WINDIR%\system\scardsvr.exe
   %WINDIR%\system\scarddat.dll
   %WINDIR%\system\scarddlg.dll
   %WINDIR%\system\scardmgr.dll
   %WINDIR%\system\scardsrv.dll
   %WINDIR%\system\scntvssp.dll
   %WINDIR%\system\winscard.dll
   %WINDIR%\system\smclib.vxd
   %WINDIR%\system32\drivers\smclib.sys


3. Disk Content
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The following components are included with this Disk:
   - Readme.txt   Ver 1.2.0.3            12/14/2001
     This file.
   - GR433s.Sys   Ver 1.2.0.3  66,896    10/15/2001
     PC/SC driver for Gemplus Smart Card Interface
   - GR433s.inf   Ver 1.2.0.3   2,153    10/16/2001
     Installation file for Microsoft Wizard
   - GR433s.Cat   Ver 1.2.0.3   7,906    10/23/2001
     Signature File from MS Windows Hardware Quality Labs


4. Smart Card Interface driver use
-----------------------------------

   4.1. Driver installation

      This USB device is Plug and play; you can plug it at any moment.

      4.1.1. Installation

         The first time the device is pluged, you will see a
         "New Hardware Detected" dialog box,
         Click ,
         Select "Search for the best driver for your device
         (recommended)"
         Then click .

         Check the box to "Specify a location" then click .
         Browse to the driver file location (where you find this
         ReadMe.txt file) and click
         The wizard will found a driver for "Gemplus GemPC433-Swap",
         then Click

         The required files are copied to your computer and the
         device is properly configured.

         Click  to close the Hardware Wizard.

         Now you have to reboot the computer for the system to see the
         driver!

         The Smart Card Resource Manager is not Plug and Play on
         Windows ME. This is a system limitation.  You *must reboot*
         your system after a reader installation to be able to use
         PC/SC system, even if the reader is Plug and Play.

      4.1.2. Check your installation

         Check the driver version:
         Right-Click on the "My Computer" icon on the desktop,
         Choose "properties" and select the "Device Manager" tab,
         Select the "SmartCardReader" group,
         Double-click on "Gemplus GemPC433-Swap"
         Select the "Driver" tab
         Click on the  button and check that
         the driver version matches the version for this file.

     Check that the Smart Card service is launched:
     Start the registry editor (select "Run..." from the Start
         menu, type "regedit" in the text box, then click OK).
  Goto
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices]
     and check that the SCardSvr Key appears with value
  "%Windir%\SYSTEM\SCardSvr.exe"

         Optionally, you can also:
         Insert a smart card in the reader (the chip should be on
         the same side as the Gemplus Logo on the reader),
         The flashing device LED goes solid that means that you can
         now use your reader.


   4.2. Driver update

      4.2.1. Update

         Right-Click on "My Computer" icon on the desktop,
         Choose "properties" and select the "Device Manager" tab,
         Select the "SmartCardReader" group,
         Double-click on "Gemplus GemPC433-Swap"
         Select the "Driver" tab
         Click on  button
         The system starts an "Update Device Driver" wizard
         Click on
         Select "Display a list of the known drivers for this device
         so that I can choose a specific driver", and click
         Click
         Browse to the driver files location (where you find this
         ReadMe.txt file) and click
         Select "Gemplus GemPC433-Swap", and click
         The Wizard is ready to install the driver, click .
         Click  to close the Microsoft Device Driver Wizard.

         Now you have to reboot the computer for the system to see the
         driver!


      4.2.2. Check your update

         Check the driver version:
         After the restart,
         Right-Click on the "My Computer" icon on the desktop,
         Choose "properties" and select the "Device Manager" tab,
         Select the "SmartCardReader" group,
         Double-click on "Gemplus GemPC433-Swap"
         Select the "Driver" tab
         Click on the  button and check that
         the driver version matches the version for this file.


   4.3. Driver removal

      4.3.1. Remove

         Right-Click on "My Computer" icon on the desktop,
         Choose "properties" and select the "Device Manager" tab,
         Select the "SmartCardReader" group,
         Double-click on "Gemplus GemPC433-Swap" and
         Click on the  button.
         When prompted, confirm the operation by clicking
         When this operation is finished, just disconnect the reader.


      4.3.2. check the removal
        
         Right-Click on "My Computer" icon on the desktop,
         Choose "properties" and select the "Device Manager" tab,
         Select the "SmartCardReader" group,
         Verify that no "Gemplus GemPC433-Swap"
         Appears any longer.


5 - User notes (known deviations)
---------------------------------

* The Smart Card Resource Manager is not Plug and Play on Windows ME.
  This is a system limitation. You *must reboot* your system after a
  reader installation to be able to use PC/SC.

* When going to suspend mode, Windows unloads most device drivers.
  Even though device drivers are reloaded on resume, the Microsoft
  Smart Card Resource Manager does not update its references to these
  devices.
  Note that you might also get the message:
  "Reader monitor '' received uncaught error code. The
  device does not recognize the command."
  We recommend that you configure your computer so that it cannot go
  to suspend and that you shut it down instead of using the suspend
  mode.

* If the following message pops up after booting Windows ME:
  "VxD reader driver initialization cannot open reader device. The
  network request is not supported.", this is because you are trying
  to use two readers on Windows ME. The Smart Card Resource Manager
  has some limitations with multiple PnP readers at the same time under
  this operating system. Turn off your computer, unplug one reader and
  reboot.

* After a successful uninstall, if you plug again the device, The system
  keeps trace of previous installation. If you want to remove that, you
  have to search in "%WINDIR%\inf\other" directory for GemplusGCR433s.inf
  and remove it. Next time you will have to redo full install process.

* I wish to Enable WakeUpFeature for my device,  This key a device-specific
  registry key of REG_DWORD type and is located under the per-device
  "hardware" subkey in the registry
  HKLM\Enum\USB\Vid_08e6&Pid_4433\USB-port-instance-id branch.
  for Windows 98/ME, ?WakeupFeatureOn? is located directly under the
  above-mentioned branch.
 
  By default, the key value is ?0? which will disengage the wakeup feature,
  that is the device will not wakeup the computer from stand-by.
  Setting the value of this key to ?1? will enable the wakeup functionality
  of the device. The insertion/removal of a card in the device will
  trigger the system wake.

 

6. Troubleshooting
-------------------

If the previously described procedure didn't succeed in installing or
updating the driver, please

1- Open the Device Manager,
   Click on the "Smart card readers" group and
   check the state of the "Gemplus GemPC433-Swap".
   If a cross appears, or a Yellow bang "!", select the reader,
   Click on property in the menu and
   check the box line "Disable in this material profile".
   Then contact the support.

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