Release.txt Driver File Contents (driver_cardreader_ricoh_TCA0010400D.exe)

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+       RICOH R5U230 Media Driver Ver2.06.03.02                             +
+                    Release Version                                        +
+                    For Windows 7  x86/x64                                 +
+                                                         Aug.03.2009       +
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The drivers in this driver release are compatible with 
the following RICOH Controllers:

Model Number                              Supported Controller
------------                              ------------
R5U230/231/241  (DID=0xE230)               Memorystick Host Controller
R5U230/231/241  (DID=0xE852)               xD-Picture Card Host Controller
R5U230/231/241  (DID=0xE822)               SD Host Controller
          
				                        
   [1]  Directory structure
   [2]  PnP Device ID
   [3]  Supported Environments
   [4]  Release note
   [5]  Update information
   [6]  Supported Media
   [7]  Installation 
   [8]  About CPRM I/F DLL
   [9]  Supported languages  
   [10]  Known issues
   [11] Notice
   [12] Software License Agreement

[1] Directory structure
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  \+
   +--Release.txt              ( This txt File )
   +--RICOH_R5U230_Driver_v2.06.03.02\+
	 +--Setup.exe          ( Setup execution file for installing drivers )
	 +--Other many files for Setup.

          +--23x32\+  (R5U2xx x86 drivers folder)
               +--rimspe86.sys  ( Memory Stick Host Controller Driver (Ver. 6.10.02.03))
               +--rimspcie.inf  ( INF File                     (07/02/2009, 6.10.02.03))
               +--snymsico.dll  ( Memory Stick ICON                   (Ver. 1.0.0.9120))
               +--rimspe86.cat  ( WHQL signed catalog file )

               +--rixdpe86.sys  ( xD-Picture Card Controller Driver   (Ver. 6.10.01.06))
               +--rixdpcie.inf  ( INF File                     (07/04/2009, 6.10.01.06))
               +--RixDICON.dll  ( xD-Picture Icon dll                 (Ver. 1.00.01.01))
               +--rixdpe86.cat  ( WHQL signed catalog file )

               +--risdpe86.sys  ( SD Host Controller Driver           (Ver. 6.14.02.09))
               +--risdpcie.inf  ( INF File                     (07/28/2009, 6.14.02.09))
               +--RiSDIcon.dll  ( SD card Icon dll                    (Ver. 1.00.00.01))
               +--RiMMCIcon.dll ( MMC Icon dll                        (Ver. 1.00.00.01))
               +--risdpe86.cat  ( WHQL signed catalog file )

         +--23x64\+  (R5U2xx x64 drivers folder)
               +--rimspe64.sys  ( Memory Stick Host Controller Driver (Ver. 6.10.02.03))
               +--rimspcie.inf  ( INF File                     (07/02/2009, 6.10.02.03))
               +--snymsico.dll  ( Memory Stick ICON                   (Ver. 1.0.0.9120))
               +--rimspe64.cat  ( WHQL signed catalog file )

               +--rixdpe64.sys  ( xD-Picture Card Controller Driver   (Ver. 6.10.01.06))
               +--rixdpcie.inf  ( INF File                     (07/04/2009, 6.10.01.06))
               +--RixDICON.dll  ( xD-Picture Icon dll                 (Ver. 1.00.01.01))
               +--rixdpe64.cat  ( WHQL signed catalog file )

               +--risdpe64.sys  ( SD Host Controller Driver           (Ver. 6.14.02.09))
               +--risdpcie.inf  ( INF File                     (07/28/2009, 6.14.02.09))
               +--RiSDIcon.dll  ( SD card Icon dll                    (Ver. 1.00.00.01))
               +--RiMMCIcon.dll ( MMC Icon dll                        (Ver. 1.00.00.01))
               +--risdpe64.cat  ( WHQL signed catalog file )

[2] PnP Device ID
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PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E230="Ricoh PCIe Memory Stick Controller"
PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E852="Ricoh PCIe xD-Picture Card Controller"
PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E822="Ricoh PCIe SD/MMC Controller"


[3] Supported Environments 
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    Windows 7     x86/x64


[4] Release note
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   Version : 2.06.03.02
   Date    : 2009.08.03
    - SD LED control register bit 2 is set to "0" parmanentry.
      In that case, SD LED is controlled by hardware.


   Version : 2.05.03.02
   Date    : 2009.07.22
    - WHQL signed driver version
    - Ricoh SD controller driver is added.
    - Ricoh CPRM I/F DLL is added.


  Version : 2.04.02.02
   Date   : 2009.04.27
    - Beta Release version For Windows 7 build 7077 


  Version : 2.03.02.02 (Release version)
   Date    : 2009.04.14
      - MemoryStick Controller driver was updated to Ver.6.10.02.02
      - Add language support of the following.
       Croatian
       Czech     
       Hungarian
       Polish
       Romanian
       Slovakian
       Slovenian


   Version : 2.02.02.02 (Release version)
   Date    : 2009.04.03
     - Add the workaround of the following issue of the Installer.
        - An error message appears after selecting "Yes, I want to restart my computer now." 
          on the finish window when Uninstall executes in the "Program & Feature". -

      - This issue is caused by current InstallShield application.
        To avoid this issue, this installer package removes the selecting "restart" on 
        the finish window.
        However, this error message appears if you re-start soon before "Programs & Features"
        finishes updating automatically for uninstalling. In that case, please wait a few 
        minutes after finishing uninstalling driver.if you want to re-start the computer.


   Version : 2.02.02.01
   Date    : 2009.02.18
      - Logo'd driver package.
        - Added WHQL signed catalog files. -

   Version : 2.02.02.00
   Date    : 2009.02.16
      - Only Memory Stick Controller driver was updated for the following issue.
          - Memory Stick does not work on some AMD plat form. -



   Version : 2.01.02.00
   Date    : 2009.01.14
      - This release is for Windows XP/Vista x86/x64.
      - R5U230 drivers are beta release version.



   Version : 1.00.01
   Date    : 2008.11.20
      - First Released Beta Version driver package for VISTA x86


[5] Update information of R5U230 drivers
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1. Memory Stick Controller driver

     Ver.   : 6.10.02.03
     Date   : 2009.07.02
       - WHQL signed driver version
       - Modified for hot swapping on PCI express slot.

     Ver.   : 6.10.02.02
     Date   : 2009.03.30
       - Fixes the following issue.
        - If MemoryStick HG-Duo(8bit) is inserted into the slot with Duo adapter, 
           the HG-Duo cannot be recognized after resuming from suspend. -

     Ver.   : 6.10.02.01
     Date   : 2009.02.12
       - Fixed the issue that Memory Stick does not work on some AMD plat form.

     Ver.   : 6.10.01.00
     Date   : 2009.01.09
       - Fixed the issue that MediaPlayer did not play MP3 files properly on MemoryStick.

     Ver.   : 6.10.00.02 
     Date   : 2008.11.14
       - Fixed the issue that MemoryStick might not able to be formatted on a platform.
       - Fixed the problem of failing in writing in MemoryStick on a platform.


     Ver.   : 6.10.00.01 
     Date   : 2008.10.15
       - Improved transfer performance.


     Ver.   : 6.00.02.08 
     Date   : 2008.10.03
       - First beta release version.


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2. xD-Picture Card Controller

     Ver.   : 6.10.01.06
     Date   : 2009.07.02
       - WHQL signed driver version
       - Modified for hot swapping on PCI express slot.

     Ver.   : 6.10.01.05
     Date   : 2009.04.16
       - Beta Release version For Windows 7 build 7077

     Ver.   : 6.10.01.03
     Date   : 2009.01.13
       - Improved transfer performance.


     Ver.   : 6.00.02.05 
     Date   : 2008.10.16
       - Changed only INF file to avoide the problem that installation didn't succeed  
         in the environment where an Ricoh R5C8xx driver remains.


     Ver.   : 6.00.02.05 
     Date   : 2008.10.01
       - First public release beta version.


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3. SD/MMC Card Controller

     Ver.   : 6.10.02.09
     Date   : 2009.07.28
       - WHQL signed driver version
       - SD LED control register bit 2 is set to "0" parmanentry.
          In that case, SD LED is controlled by hardware.


     Ver.   : 6.10.02.08
     Date   : 2009.06.30
       - WHQL signed driver version
       - Modified for hot swapping on PCI express slot.



[6] Supported Media
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   MemoryStick/PRO   4MB  - 16GB ( spec. up to 32GB )
   xD-Picture card   16MB - 2GB  (Normal, Type-M, Type-H)



[7] Installation
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    Double-click on the file,"Setup.exe" to install the drivers.

    If you want to do "Silent Install", please execute "Setup -s" on  
     the Command prompt in the "RICOH_R5U230_Driver_v2.05.02.02" folder.


[8]  About CPRM I/F DLL
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    This driver package includes CPRM I/F DLL, sdripci.dll ver 3.1.0.4
    CPRM I/F DLL is used to support SDMI(Secure Digital Music Initiative) compliant 
   applications.
    Currently supported on only Windows x86 OS.

    This Installer installs it automatically to 

   "<Windows Dir>\system32\sda".(For example "C:\Windows\system32\sda")


[9] Supported languages
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    English
    French
    German
    Greek
    Spanish
    Simlified Chinese
    Traditional Chinese
    Italian
    Dutch
    Brazilian Portuguese
    Portugues
    Danish
    Turkish
    Korean
    Japanese
    Russian
    Norwegian
    Finnish
    Thai
    Swedish
    Croatian
    Czech	
    Hungarian
    Polish
    Romanian
    Slovakian
    Slovenian


[10] Known issues
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 None


[11]  Notice
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  Only xD-Picture Card Licensee is permitted to use this driver.
  Because this driver includes xD-Picture Card Icon that is designed with based on 
  xD-Picture Card Logo.
 

[12] Software License Agreement
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This is a legal agreement between you (hereafter referred to as the "Licensee")
and Ricoh Company Ltd., Electronic Devices Company (hereinafter referred to as 
"Ricoh") pertaining to the right to use the Software. Using the Software 
indicates your acceptance of these terms and conclusion of this Agreement between
the Licensee and Ricoh.

1. The Software shall remain the property of Ricoh. Ricoh retains the right to use, 
copy, modify, sublicense, and distribute the Software.

2. Licensee is allowed to modify, make or  have made duplications of the Software up 
to the maximum quantity of the computer system manufactured or sold by Licensee, in 
which the Product shall be incorporated, provided, however, that the Licensee shall 
have entered into license agreements of ; (1) Memory Stick PRO - Hardware AGREEMENT 
with Sony Corporation. (2)xD-Picture Card License Agreement with Fuji Photo Film 
Co. Ltd., and Olympus Imaging Corporation, and Toshiba Corporation.


3. Licensee is allowed to use the Software trademark or the name of gRicohh for 
the purposes of those aforesaid, explicitly granted in this Agreement.

4. Licensee is allowed to distribute the Software to Licenseefs users, and grant 
a world-wide, non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free sublicense to use the 
Software. Licensee understands and agrees that it does not have the right to 
distribute the Software as a stand-alone product, nor to grant a license to any 
other parties to distribute the Software as a stand-alone product under this Agreement.

5. Licensee is not allowed to reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, or analyze 
the Software under this Agreement.

6. No rights or licenses are granted by Ricoh to Licensee, expressly or by implication, 
with respect to any proprietary information or patent, copyright, mask work, trademark, 
trade secret, or other intellectual property right or controlled by Ricoh, except as 
expressly provided in this Agreement.

7. Licensee shall not use the Software or portion of it for the purposes than those 
aforesaid.

8.THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING 
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-DEFECTIVENESS. 

9.In no event shall either party be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, 
speculative, or consequential damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss 
of profits, loss of use, loss of goodwill, or interruption of business, whether under 
this Agreement or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

10. Licensee shall treat any information supplied by Ricoh or obtained by Licensee 
under the terms of this Agreement as confidential and shall not disclose it to any 
third party nor shall use it for any purposes other than those of this Agreement.

11. Upon termination of this Agreement, Licensee shall return or destroy the Software 
and all confidential information including copies thereof to Ricoh without delay.

12. The term of this Agreement shall commence on the 9th, January, 2009 , and 
Licensee may terminate this Agreement upon thirty(30) days prior written notice to 
Ricoh.
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