Card Reader Drivers Download

Smart cards, commonly known as SD Cards are non-volatile, flash memory cards used in portable devices such as digital cameras and some cell phones. The most popular formats today are MiniSD Cards and MicroSD Cards (SD stands for "Secure Digital"), each having a variety of transfer speeds and storage capacity. While many popular laptops and Desktop PCs have built-in card readers, there are also external Card Reader devices that connect via USB. In either case, a Card Reader Driver is the software which enables communication between your Card Reader and your PC or laptop. Missing or corrupt Card Reader Drivers can cause problems with that communication, resulting in your Windows system being completely unable to read or access your card media.

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How to Update Drivers to Fix Card Reader Problems Quickly & Easily

Many Card Reader problems can be fixed by updating the drivers. After you upgrade to Windows 10, problems can occur because your current driver may work only for the prior version of Windows. There are two ways you can update your Card Reader drivers.

Option 1: Update drivers manually - Use DriverGuide to find the correct driver for your device and operating system. Next, download and install it by following the step by step instructions. You’ll need average to intermediate level computer skills to use this method.

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Option 2 (Recommended): Update drivers automatically - Even computer newbies can update drivers with just a few clicks of a mouse. Use trusted software to identify, download and install the newest driver updates for your PC in one step. Your old drivers can be backed up and restored if you encounter any problems. You’ll need novice to beginner level computer skills to use this method.

Option 1: Update drivers manually

To get the latest driver, including Windows 10 drivers, you can choose from our list of most popular Card Reader downloads or search our driver archive for the driver that fits your specific Card Reader model and your PC’s operating system.

If you cannot find the right driver for your Card Reader, you can request the driver and we will find it for you. Or, try the automatic option instead.

Once you have downloaded the new driver, next you must remove the current driver if it is installed. On a Windows PC, you do this by using a built-in utility called Device Manager. It allows you to see all of the devices attached to the PC, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 8.1 & Windows 10, 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 Drivers using Device Manager

The card reader driver are typically located under either a category called "Smart Card Readers" or "Disk Drives."

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

  2. Click the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Uninstall button and follow the instructions.

  4. To reinstall, you can either insert the disk you have from the manufacturer, or run the installer you have downloaded onto your computer and follow the instructions.

  5. If you want to just update the driver instead of removing it, you can click the Update Driver button on the Properties window, and follow the instructions.

Option 2: Update drivers automatically

If you do not have the skill level or time to update your drivers manually, or are having difficulty finding the correct driver, you can do it automatically with the Card Reader Driver Update Utility.

This utility is an intelligent program which will automatically recognize your computer operating system and device. Then, it will find the correct drivers for it. There is no need to know which specific operating system you have, and there is no risk of downloading and installing the wrong driver. Automatic driver updates eliminate mistakes when installing or updating drivers.

You can scan for driver updates automatically with the FREE version of the software, and complete all necessary driver updates with the premium version.

  1. Try the Card Reader Driver Update Utility.

  2. Run the driver update utility and click the green Scan Now button. Your system will be scanned and automatically detect any problem drivers. Card Reader Driver Update Utility Scanning

  3. After the scan is complete, the utility will display a results page similar to the one below:Card Reader Driver Update Utility Results

  4. Click the Download button next to the out-of-date or missing driver. The correct version will be downloaded and installed automatically. Or, you can click the big green Download All button to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out-of-date on your system.

Driver Updates for Popular Card Reader Models

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Card Reader Driver Update Utility
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How to Install Drivers

After you have found the right driver for your Card Reader, follow these simple instructions to install it.

  1. Power off your Card Reader device.
  2. Disconnect the device from your computer.
  3. Reconnect the device and power it on.
  4. Double click the driver download to extract it.
  5. If a language option is given, select your language.
  6. Follow the directions on the installation program screen.
  7. Reboot your computer.

Visit our Driver Support Page for helpful step-by-step videos.

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