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W541 - Smart Card Reader not working

2017-02-23, 14:21 PM


I'm new here - first post. Recently bought used W541 - all options except Smart Card Reader, so I bought new cable and used reader (FRU 04X5560). Installed them, but reader seems not working - could be out of order, but before search for another one just to ask if I'm missing something? In bios is Enabled, I've downloaded the driver from Lenovo support page, installed it but still no progress - can't see it in Device Manager. Search for new hardware does not detect anything. Tried to Disabled and Enabled it from BIOS - no change. Does any one have an idea why the official driver is for "Alcor SmartCard Reader Driver"? I read it should appear under same name in Device Manager. On my other ThinkPads (T430, T510, T530) is listed as "Integrated Smart Card Reader". I Google it, but seems no any threads about this problem. Any help or guidness is appretiated. 


Thanks in advance!

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