Drivers for USB Card Reader

  Dirk Diggler 19:07 13 May 2004
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I recently purchased a USB Card Reader for Smartmedia/XD cards. Works fine with XP (as you would expect) but my laptop in running 98SE and it cannot find the device as there were no drivers with it. Apparantly, there was a website where the drivers could be got on the packaging.... which I chucked away before realising! (doh!) Anyone got any ideas as to how I can locate a driver for this. There is no manufacturers name on the reader itself! TIA

  Rayuk 19:11 13 May 2004

Where did you buy it from maybe worth a visit to check on maker.
What driver has been loaded by XP for the device.

  Dirk Diggler 19:24 13 May 2004

Bought it from click here. I have emailed them but to no avail. I have just looked in Device Manager and it is telling me it is a Generic USB SMC Reader USB Device. It looks as though the driver comes from Microsoft?

  Rayuk 19:29 13 May 2004

Can you not remember which one it was or even the price or is it no longer available?

  Dirk Diggler 19:31 13 May 2004

It was only about 8 quid but was ideal for the cards I wanted

  gofor 20:12 14 May 2004

was the reader a mediagear usb2

  Dirk Diggler 21:10 14 May 2004

Was an unbranded USB SMC device

  woodchip 21:18 14 May 2004

Well without some kind of reference I cannot see you getting a driver. nothing underneath it

  woodchip 21:21 14 May 2004

You could try hear click here it's what I got for "SMC card reader drivers" in google

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