ReadMe.txt Driver File Contents (

Readme for the ACS PC/SC Reader Monitor Program
Copyright (c) 2009, Advanced Card Systems Ltd.


   1. Release notes
   2. Usage
   3. Support

1. Release notes

x86:	ACSReaderMonitor.exe		v1.0.0.1 (03/28/2009)
x64:	ACSReaderMonitorx64.exe		v1.0.0.1 (03/28/2009)
w98me:	ACSReaderMonitor98.exe		v1.0.0.1 (03/28/2009)

2. Usage

This program can be used to silently monitor any PCSC/CCID smart card readers 
on the system and automatically connect to the cards when they are inserted 
into the reader.

3 versions for different operating systems are included in the installer:
- Windows 98, 98se or ME: 		ACSReaderMonitor98.exe
- windows 2000, XP, Vista and higher:	ACSReaderMonitor.exe
- All 64-bit Windows OS:		ACSReaderMonitorx64.exe

Usage of the program:
- 	Plugin a PCSC/CCID reader and install the appropriate driver.
- 	Install the application using the installer (if present) or copy the
	program to any folder and start it.
	Note: if the program is installed using the installer, the program can
	be started from the start menu. The default location is:
	x:/Program Files/Advanced Card Systems Ltd/ACSReaderMonitor              
	(x: is root drive letter)                                                
-	A tray icon (ACS logo) in the lower right corner of the screen will 
	become visible.
-	Right-click on the tray icon to open a menu containing options to 
	control the program.

The following menu options are available:
- 	Show/Hide Reader Monitor:
	Shows or hides the list of smart card readers being monitored.
- 	Reader Monitor Options:	
	Options to control the reader monitor window; these are:
	+ Always On Top:
	The reader monitor window is always placed on top of other windows.
	+ Save Position:
	Save the position of the reader monitor window.
	+ Reset Position:
	Reset the position of the reader monitor window.
	+ Transparency:
	Set the transparancy level of the reader monitor window (10% ~ 90%).
	Note: not available on windows 98/ME.
	+ Show ATR:
	Shows or hides the card ATR (if inserted) in the reader monitor window.
- 	Card Connector - On/Off:	
	Turn the automatic card connecting on or off.
-	Load at Windows Startup:
	Load and run the program on windows startup.
-	About:	
	Show the about-box.
-	Exit:
Exit the program.

3. Support

In case of problems, please contact ACS through:
web site:
tel: (852) 2796-7873


Copyright by Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS). 
No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any from without 
the expressed, written permission of ACS. 

Due to rapid change in technology, some of specifications mentioned in this 
publication are subject to change without notice. Information furnished is 
believed to be accurate and reliable. ACS assumes no responsibility for any 
errors or omissions, which may appear in this document. 

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