Readme.txt Driver File Contents (15a1_17a2_driver_pack.zip)

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                           DigitalPersona    

     DigitalPersona Platinum Fingerprint Recognition Software 3.3.0 
                 
                            Readme File
          
                              May 2007
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          (c) DigitalPersona, Inc., 2007. All rights reserved


This document provides late-breaking or other information that supplements the DigitalPersona Platinum SDK Guide.


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CONTENTS
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1.   INSTALLATION

2.   COMPATIBILITY
     
3.   SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

4.   RELEASE NOTES
	4.1	Windows Vista Support
	4.2     Support for new DigitalPersona keyboard with newer U.are.U reader
      	
5.   KNOWN ISSUES
	5.1	Windows Server 2003 SP1
	5.2	Windows Users in the Local Database
	5.3	Setup.msi on Vista	
	
6.   SUPPORT AND FEEDBACK


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1. INSTALLATION
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You must have local administrator rights to install this product on the supported Windows NT-based operating systems.

1- Insert the Platinum Fingerprint Recognition Software CD in the CD-ROM drive.
2- Setup will start automatically. If not, run Setup.exe located in the root of the CD.
3- If needed, the installer will install Microsoft Windows Installer and ask you to restart your computer. After the computer restarts, the installation will continue automatically. This usually happens only on Windows 98 and NT.
4- Follow the installation instructions.
5- Restart the computer and log on to your Windows account.
6- Connect the U.are.U Fingerprint Reader.


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2. COMPATIBILITY
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DigitalPersona Platinum Fingerprint Recognition Software version 3.3.0 is compatible with the following DigitalPersona products:
- DigitalPersona Gold SDK/Fingerprint Recognition Software/For Java version 2.4.0 and later
- DigitalPersona Pro for Active Directory version 3.4.0 and 3.5.0
- DigitalPersona Pro Kiosk version 1.x.x
- DigitalPersona Platinum SDK/Fingerprint Recognition Software version 3.0.0 and later

DigitalPersona Platinum Fingerprint Recognition Software version 3.0.0 is not compatible with:
- DigitalPersona Pro for Active Directory version 4.x.x
- DigitalPersona Password Manager


DigitalPersona Platinum Fingerprint Recognition Software is not certified to be used in conjunction with the following DigitalPersona products:
- U.are.U Pro for AD version 2.1.4 and earlier
- U.are.U Personal 
- U.are.U Pro for NT 
- U.are.U Pro for AD-SA
- Gold SDK/Sensor Software 2.3.0 and earlier

This version of the Platinum SDK version 3.3.0 is not certified (not tested) on Windows 98 and Windows NT operating systems.


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3. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
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- Pentium-class processor
- 27MB free hard disk space
- USB port 
- Windows Vista, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP, Windows 2000 Professional.


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4. RELEASE NOTES
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4.1	Windows Vista Support
This version now supports the new Windows Vista 32-bit operating system. Developers might need to modify application services and driver services to run in Windows Vista; please refer to the Microsoft document: "Impact of Session 0 Isolation on Services and Drivers in Windows Vista". This document is included on the product CD in the Docs folder, the filename is "Session0_Vista.doc".

4.2	Support for new keyboard with U.are.U reader
This version includes a new WHQL driver that supports the newer U.are.U 4000B reader Rev 101, and the new DigitalPersona Fingerprint Keyboards.


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5. KNOWN ISSUES
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5.1	Windows Server 2003 SP1 
If you are planning to install Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2003, read Windows2003SP1Notice.pdf located in the Docs folder.

5.2	Windows Users in the Local Database 	
If DigitalPersona Platinum Fingerprint Recognition Software is installed in conjunction with DigitalPersona Pro Workstation, only Windows users can be stored in the local database.

5.3	Setup.msi on Vista
On Vista computers, setup.msi does not have sufficient priviliges to execute successfully. You must run setup.exe.


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6. SUPPORT AND FEEDBACK
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If you have suggestions for future product releases or require technical support for your product, e-mail to techsupport@digitalpersona.com. In the subject line, type "DigitalPersona Platinum SDK support".

The Digital Persona Web site, at http://www.digitalpersona.com, provides support for registered users as well.

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