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Alcor SmartCard Reader driver for Windows 8.1 (64-bit) - Thinkpad L440, L540

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Alcor SmartCard Reader driver
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Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
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Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

This package installs the software (Alcor SmartCard Reader driver) to enable the following device.

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
Microsoft Usbccid Smartcard Reader (WUDF) Alcor Micro USB Smart Card Reader


Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating System
Summary of Changes
Installation Instruction
Uninstallation Instruction
Determining which Version is Installed


Supported ThinkPad System
  • ThinkPad L440, L540
Supported Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
Summary of Changes


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

Version <>

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad L440, L540.
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 Update

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 Update

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
Manual Uninstall
  1. Go to "Control Panel", and then double click on "Programs and Features",
    right click on "Alcor Micro Smart Card Reader Driver" and select "Uninstall/Change" option.
  2. Click "Yes" to uninstall the driver.
  3. Click on 'Finish' button and restart the computer automatically.
Determining which version is installed

[In control panel]

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Select Programs
  3. Select Programs and Features
  4. Single click 'Alcor Micro Smart Card Reader Driver'
  5. Check Version in the information panel

[In Device Manager]

  1. Launch [Device Manager] applet.
  2. Expand [Smart card readers] and right-click [Alcor Micro USB Smart Card Reader].
  3. Click options [Properties], then click tab [Driver], you can see the Driver Version.

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  • Document ID:DS039836
  • Last Updated :23 Jun 2014
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