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PCI to PCMCIA CardBus Controller Card

Installation Manual


Installing this PCI-to-PCMCIA Controller Card is the most economical method to add a standard PCMCIA CardBus PC Card slot to the back panel of a desktop computer. With this product, the desktop PC user can enjoy the same PCMCIA function that a laptop PC provides.

This product works with Microsoft Windows ME /2000 /XP /Vista operating systems. No proprietary drivers are needed. Windows will detect this product automatically and install the Windows built-in driver.

Hardware Installation

Installing this product into your desktop computer is a simple process. Please follow these steps:

  1. Turn off your computer and all external devices connected to it.
  2. Disconnect your computer from the power sources. [Unplug the computer power cord from the wall outlet]
  3. Open the computer case. [Refer to your computer user manual for instruction]
  4. Always discharge static electricity before handling any electronics components. You may discharge static electricity by touching the metal chassis of your computer.
  5. Find an available PCI slot on the motherboard. Remove the screw securing the expansion slot cover behind this available PCI expansion slot. Save the screw for later use. Lift the expansion slot cover out.
  6. Firmly, but gently, insert this PCI to PCMCIA controller card into the available PCI expansion slot. Assure that the card is seated properly before securing it with the screw removed in step 5.
  7. Put the chassis cover back on your computer. [Refer to your computer user manual for instruction]
  8. Reconnect the power cord to the computer. Turn on the computer.
  9. Proceed to the Software Installation.

Software Installation

Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7

Once Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 starts up, the hardware will be detected and the Windows built-in driver will be installed automatically.

Windows ME

  1. Windows ME will detect the hardware automatically and ask for the driver “Ricoh R5C475II CardBus Controller”.
  2. Select “Automatic search for a better driver (Recommended)” and press “Next”.
  3. After the driver is loaded automatically, press “Finish” to end the installation process.

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