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Gemplus Smartcard Drivers Are Not Included in Windows Server 2003

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

SYMPTOMS
You cannot use the drivers that are included in Windows Server 2003 to install your Gemplus GemPC430 smart card reader. When you connect the GemPC430 smart card reader to your computer, the Hardware Installation Wizard cannot find the correct drivers. This occurs although the online help file states that the smart card reader is supported.
CAUSE
This issue occurs because the drivers for the GemPC430 smart card reader are not included in Windows Server 2003. You can use the GemPC430 smart card reader with Windows Server 2003, but you must first obtain drivers from Gemplus.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, contact Gemplus to obtain updated drivers for your GemPC430 smart card reader.

For information about how to contact Gemplus, visit the following Microsoft Web site: The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
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Article ID: 811943 - Last Review: 02/28/2007 22:50:50 - Revision: 3.4

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 64-Bit Datacenter Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • kbprb KB811943
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