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Advanced Card Systems® acr38 smartcard reader USB\VID drivers are required for the USB bus and USB connectivity hardware in the computer to operate correctly. A "driver" is the name given to the software interface that allows the operating system to communicate with the acr38 smartcard reader hardware, it is the software "driver" that is in control of the USB hardware. If the smart card reader Universal Serial Bus device is not performing as expected then the driver is probably not installed or is broken. The list below consists of free downloads that are designed specifically to be used with the Advanced Card Systems® acr38 smartcard reader device.
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SOLUTION 1 - Verify if minimum system requirement is met. SanDisk card readers support Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2 and Windows 2000 SP4, Windows 7.NOTE: No additional drivers need to be downloaded for the card readers as they are native to the above mentioned supported operating systems.For Mac users, see Troubleshooting USB device on MacSOLUTION 2 - Verify the reader's status under Device Manager.STEP 1 - Connect the reader to the PCNOTE: It is recommended that you plug your card reader to the back USB port on your PC to ensure that there is enough power from the USB port for the card reader to be detected properly.STEP 2 - Check under Device Manager1. Right-click My Computer.2. Select Manage.3. On the left pane, click Device Manager.NOTE: The card reader will appear in two places: Disk Drives and Universal Serial Bus controls as USB Mass Storage. If there is a yellow exclamation point (!) or question mark (?) next to the device, try to refresh the drivers.STEP 3 - Refresh the drivers1. Right-click the entry with the error mark, select Uninstall.2. On the top menu, click Action, and then click Scan for hardware changes.STEP 4 - Verify if the reader is detected1. Double-click My Computer.2. Look for the card reader under Devices with removable storage.SOLUTION 3 - Try other USB ports.A yellow exclamation point (!) under Device Manager usually means that the device is not receiving enough power. If the reader is not receiving ample amount of power from the USB port, it may not function properly.SOLUTION 4 - Change the drive lettersNOTE: The SDDR-89, SDDR-189, SDDR-289 reader should show 4 drive letters under My Computer.
Installing the most current driver and software versions helps avoiding many problems. To download the latest software/drivers for your product check the manufacturer's support site.
acsccid is a PC/SC driver for Linux/Mac OS X and it supports ACS CCID smartcard readers. This library provides a PC/SC IFD handler implementation andcommunicates with the readers through the PC/SC Lite resource manager (pcscd).
A possible solution: I tried downloading the ubuntu "orig" package and then tried patching it with the ubuntu attached "diff" file, but I'm surely doing something wrong, as it seems to only create some files but not modifying the driver source files. I need help on patching that source code and then I can probably create a package in AUR for the device driver.The ubuntu patched files are on
I have the same problem with the original card driver.After replacing the original driver by the one provided by Ubuntu the error (open port 200000 failed) was gone and the reader recognised my card when inserted.
This library provides a PC/SC IFD handler implementation for the ACS ACR38U smart card readers. This driver is for the non-CCID version only. . This package is needed to communicate with the ACR38U smartcard readers through the PC/SC Lite resource manager (pcscd). 2b1af7f3a8