Avatar Peripherals SCM PPort HD Adapter Driver Download

Download the latest version of the SCM PPort HD Adapter driver for your computer's operating system. This version of "Ephdw2k.zip" is rated (4 out of 5 stars) based on 1,555 downloads and 18 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 76.0 KB.

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Supported Models

Shark 250 Parallel Port

SCM PPort HD Adapter


Avatar Peripherals

SCM Microsystems

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Additional Notes

1. Erase all previous Avatar installations and files but leave the directory MYAvatar on C (ie C \MyAvatar)

2. Go to ftp.scmmicro.com/connectivity/drivers/Ephdw2k.zip and download to C \MyAvatar

3. Unzip the file in that folder and leave files there

4. Shut the computer down THEN attach the drive, cable, and power cord making sure all are connected tightly

5. Turn the computer on and "SCSI Device found" should pop up--drivers will load and it may ask you to reboot-do so

6.After completion go to control panel\system\device manager and check out the following. When everything works you should have the following

Storage Volume\Generic volume--has "volsnap.sys" driver

SCSI @ RAID controllers\SCSI/RAID HOST controller--has "Avtrpwnt.mpd" driver

Disk Drives\Avatar AR225

Uploaded By

morley (DG Member) on 18-Jan-2003

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Device Hardware IDs


Compatible IDs


Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Ephdw2k/DISK1 4 bytes 6 Jun 1994
Ephdw2k/Windows2000_XP ReadMe.txt 871 bytes 3 Apr 2002
Ephdw2k/ephdw2k.inf 1.6 KB 11 Oct 2000
Ephdw2k/ephdw2k.sys 144.9 KB 28 Dec 2001

How to Update SCM PPort HD Adapter Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

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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.

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