PQI USB Card Reader Driver Download

Download the latest version of the USB Card Reader driver for your computer's operating system. This version of "driver.zip" has been downloaded 1,941 times with a user rating of 4 out of 5 stars, based on 27 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows 7 and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 840.2 KB.

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Supported Models

USB Card Reader



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98

File Name


5.0.2195.1 (23-Jul-2002)

Additional Notes

Secure Digital Reader.


Secure Digital Card (16MB - 512MB)

MultiMedia Card (16MB - 64MB)

This is the setup.exe from the CD that came with Reader.

Uploaded By

Stu Pidasol (DG Member) on 8-Sep-2004

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
driver/Setup.ini 89 bytes 23 Jul 2002
driver/DATA1.CAB 431.6 KB 23 Jul 2002
driver/IKERNEL.EX_ 340.9 KB 11 Apr 2001
driver/Setup.exe 54.8 KB 11 Apr 2001
driver/LAYOUT.BIN 417 bytes 23 Jul 2002
driver/DATA2.CAB 20.5 KB 23 Jul 2002

How to Update USB Card Reader Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the USB Card Reader driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter PQI USB Card Reader into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Driver Update Utility for PQI USB Card Reader. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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