Realtek PCIE Card Reader Driver for Windows 8.1 (64-bit), 8 (64-bit) - Notebook
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Realtek PCIE Card Reader Driver
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6.2.9200.2904812 Nov 2013
README for Realtek PCIE Card Reader Driver
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6.2.9200.2904812 Nov 2013

This package installs the software (RTS5229 Card Reader Driver) to enable the following device.

  • Realtek PCIE CaedReader


Supported Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation Instruction
Uninstallation Instruction
Determining which Version is Installed


Supported Systems
  • Lenovo B430
  • ThinkPad Edge E430, Edge E430c, Edge E435, Edge E445
  • ThinkPad Edge E530, Edge E530c, Edge E535, Edge E545
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)
Summary of Changes


  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 6.2.9200.29048

  • (New) Added support for Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad Edge E430c, E530c.
  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad Edge E445,E545.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that system uses default icon for SD card.

Version 6.1.8400.29025

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad Edge E430/E530/E435/E535,Lenovo B430 for windows 8.


Installation Instruction

If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.


Manual Installation

    This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

      [Downloading file]

    1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
    2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
    3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click Save.
    4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click Save.
      A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

      [Extracting file]

    1. Make sure to be logged on with an administrator account.
    2. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
    3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
    4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
    5. In the Select Destination Location window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
    6. In the Ready to Install window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

      [Installing files]

    1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
    2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

      Finally delete the file saved in the step 4.


    Silent Installation

      This is for system administrators' use only.

      1. Refer to the Manual Install section, and download and extract the file.
      2. In the step 11 of the Installing files section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
      3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the /s option.
        Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup /s


        Uninstallation Instruction
          1. Start Windows and logon with an administrator account.
          2. Press Win+X, then press F to open Programs and Features
          3. Select Realtek PCIE Card Reader, and click Uninstall or Uninstall/Change.
          4. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.


            Determining which Version is Installed
                      1. Press Win+X.
                      2. Press M to open Device Manager.
                      3. At the popup window left, click Device.
                      4. Double-click the Universal Serial controllers category.
                      5. Double-click Realtek PCIE CaedReader.
                      6. Click the Driver tab.
                      7. Check Driver Version.


                      If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please do try the following options:
                      1. Lenovo Assisted Search
                      2. Product usage and general troubleshooting tips
                      3. Lenovo Support Forum
                      4. Technical Support Call Centre

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