Description of the ICCD Smart Card Driver in Windows Feature Pack for Storage 1.0


This article discusses the features and known issues of the ICCD Smart Card Driver. The ICCD Smart Card Driver is included in Windows Feature Pack for Storage 1.0.

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How to obtain Windows Feature Pack for Storage 1.0

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Release Date: January 19, 2009

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The Smart Card ICCD Reader Driver provides support for USB-ICCD-compliant smart card devices in Windows products.

As requested by hardware vendors, this new smart card driver provides USB-ICCD device support and improved stability and robustness. USB-ICCD device support enables Windows products to work seamlessly with ICCD smart card devices in a variety of scenarios, such as authentication and encryption. Additionally, this is the first of the smart card reader drivers to be moved to the User-Mode Driver Framework (UMDF) for increased robustness in the following Windows operating systems:
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP

Key features

Key features include the following:
  • Support for USB-ICCD-compliant smart card devices
  • Improved driver stability

Known issues

Remote wake-up is not supported because of the limitations of the UMDF driver.

Article ID: 952013 - Last Review: Apr 13, 2009 - Revision: 1