CardWare Troubleshooting

Problems of CardWare for Windows 10/8.x/7/Vista and Server 2012/2008

  1. How to UNINSTALL CardWare for Windows Vista manually?
  2. Why on my multi-partition ATA card only first partition is visible?
  3. Why when I insert a 16-bit PCMCIA Card into computer equipped with O2Micro CardBus adapter - nothing happens - Card is not recognized?
  4. How to get verbose log of CWSERV
  5. How to install Duel Systems / Quatech Inc. PCD-X/XC34 properly
  6. Windows 7 x64 or Windows Vista x64 claims that APSoft driver is not digitally signed

Problems of CardWare for Windows 2000/XP and Server 2003

  1. Why my system becomes very slow or appears to hang when SRAM / FLASH card is accessed?
  2. Why I'm reading wrong data from my card?
  3. Why my FLASH /ATA card with CIS is not configured or not functioning properly?
  4. Why my Flash card is not detected under Windows 2000
  5. Why my SRAM card is not recognized by Windows? Why my SRAM card is not visible from Windows as a drive?
  6. Why my card does not work on RICOH adapter under Windows 2000?
  7. Why my 16-bit card does not work under Windows 2000?
  8. Why Quantum Desktop Playback software does not work under Windows 2000/XP with CardWare client for Windows 2000/XP?
  9. How to UNINSTALL CardWare for Windows 2000/XP and Server 2003 manually?
  10. Why I cannot format my FLASH card using Windows format utilities?
  11. Why I cannot read my memory card or write on it using PCDISK?
  12. Windows hangs during load on 'Apply personal settings' stage
  13. Why my ATA/ATAPI card does not work under Windows 2000/XP, but it works under Windows NT 4.0?
  14. Why I can't write or erase 12V Flash Cards (e.g. Intel Series 2) on certain notebooks with O2Micro CardBus Adapter (e.g. Fujitsu Siemens Lifebook C1110)
  15. When I insert a PCMCIA Card in either slot 0 or 1, I always see the message "Failed:not configured" in the PC Card control AP display and the PC is always detecting new hardware without finding the appropriate software.
  16. Is there any way to disable creating CardWare profile?
  17. How can I change timeout selecting CardWare Hardware Profile to limit the timeout delay of 30 seconds to something of just a few seconds?
  18. How to assign PCI IRQ to CardBus adapter using CardWare?
  19. Why when I insert a 16-bit PCMCIA Card into computer equipped with O2Micro CardBus adapter - nothing happens - Card is not recognized?
  20. How to get verbose log of CWSERV
  21. How to install (update) APSoft Memory Technology driver (MTD) for SRAM / FLASH cards
  22. How to install Duel Systems / Quatech Inc. PCD-X/XC34 properly

Problems of CardWare for Windows NT

  1. CardWare for Windows NT doesn't recognize my card
  2. Cannot access CD-ROM with CardWare NT and SCM ISA PC-CARD adapter
  3. NT reports that one service failed startup after SCSI PC Card is installed
  4. Blue screen of NT contains address of PCDISK.SYS in the stack
  5. KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED in SSPCIC.SYS when notebook is docked
  6. Computer hangs after ATA card inserted
  7. How to UNINSTALL CardWare for Windows NT manually?
  8. Opening a tree on the PC Card Hard disk it takes several seconds
  9. CardWare Service (CWSERV) doesn't start
  10. Windows NT may crash or malfunction if Elan PSeries software is installed
  11. What is /IB parameter?
  12. Why I can't write or erase 12V Flash Cards (e.g. Intel Series 2) on certain notebooks with O2Micro CardBus Adapter (e.g. Fujitsu Siemens Lifebook C1110)

Problems of CardWare for Windows 98/ME

  1. Why my PC is blocked (hangs) at insertion of SRAM card?
  2. How to UNINSTALL CardWare for Windows 98/ME manually?
  3. Why I can't write or erase 12V Flash Cards (e.g. Intel Series 2) on certain notebooks with O2Micro CardBus Adapter (e.g. Fujitsu Siemens Lifebook C1110)

Problems of CardWare for DOS/Windows 3.xx

  1. Why CardWare for DOS/Windows 3.xx doesn't recognize my card
  2. CardWare fails on Dell Latitude X200
  3. CardWare fails on Samsung X10 notebook
  4. Socket Services display Warning: "Unable to automatically assign PCI IRQ"
  5. Trial version of CardWare for DOS/Windows produces error when boots from floppy
  6. How to Create Bootable floppy with CardWare for DOS/Windows
  7. DPMS fails on computers with 512 MB of memory or more
  8. How to UNINSTALL CardWare for DOS/Windows 3.x manually?
  9. What is /IB parameter?
  10. Application hangs after entering a 12-bytes serial number and restart of computer
  11. Why I can't write or erase 12V Flash Cards (e.g. Intel Series 2) on certain notebooks with O2Micro CardBus Adapter (e.g. Fujitsu Siemens Lifebook C1110)
  12. Message "Error. File not found: ..\disk1\README.TXT" appears during the installation.

Problems of CardWare Memory Cards Support for Windows 2000/XP

  1. Why CardWare Memory Cards Support asking me to enter the serial number every time I boot my PC?
  2. Why my Flash/SRAM card doesn't work on notebook with O2Micro CardBus adapter?
  3. Why I can't erase Intel Series 2 card on O2Micro adapter? Why I can't write data to Intel Series 2 card on O2Micro adapter?
  4. Why my card can not start under Windows 2000/XP?

Problems of specific hardware

  1. ASUS PCI-SC875 SCSI adapter (SymBIOS Logic Inc / LSI Inc 53C875/6, 875XS/D, 2280X Ultra-Wide-SCSI Adapter) prevents recognition of PC Cards
  2. The CD-ROM, CD-RAM, DVD-ROM or IOMEGA Click drive doesn't work with CardWare
  3. The LED of the PC Card Hard Drive blinks steadily
  4. Xircom CBEM/RBEM Card modem function doesn't work on Gateway Solo 9300
  5. "Preserve one drive letter per socket on system startup" option doesn't work for CD-ROMs
  6. Why when I insert a 16-bit PCMCIA Card into computer equipped with O2Micro CardBus adapter - nothing happens - Card is not recognized?

Problems of specific software

  1. Compatibility with Acronics Backup 12.0.3602

Problems of CardWare for Windows NT with specific cards and drivers

  1. CardWare with the REX/REX Pro card.
  2. CardWare with 3COM CardBus cards
  3. CardWare with Adaptec APA 1480 card
  4. CardWare with AVM Fritz! Card and fpcmbase driver
  5. CardWare on Desktop with Adaptec RAID controller
  6. CardWare with wireless LAN cards
  7. CardWare with Madge Networks Ltd. CardBus Token Ring cards
  8. CardWare with Digianswer / Toshiba Bluetooth PC Card
  9. CardWare with Identicator Technologies Inc, Fingerprint Card.
  10. CardWare with Xircom CardBus LAN+Modem cards
  11. CardWare with (multiple) ViaSAT PDC cards
  12. CardWare on computers with more as 1GB of the RAM

Problems of CardWare for DOS/Windows 3.xx with specific cards and drivers

  1. CardWare with Adaptec SlimSCSI 1460 card
  2. CardWare with I-O Data CBSCII card
  3. ATAPI support in CardWare for DOS/Windows 3.x
  4. How to allocate memory for CardWare use

Problems of CardWare with specific PCs / PC Cards

  1. CardWare with 12V Flash cards on Toshiba Libretto 100CT
  2. Problems with PC Card 16 interrupt and initialization of PC Card Controller
  3. Cross-compatibility of CardWare formatted ATA cards with Windows 95/98/ME/2K/XP
  4. Erase/Programming of some Common Flash Interface (CFI) cards
  5. CardWare for Windows NT 4.0 does not bind the ZCom Wireless LAN adapter with the appropriate driver, saying that the PC Card database has no entry for such device. However, there is an entry in the database named 'Z-Com LANEscape/XI-325'.
  6. Xeron D430E notebook reboots when user tries to erase or write certain types of Flash cards

Problems of CardWare for OS/2

Attention: Our OS/2 drivers are OEM products by their nature and was designed for OEM customers only. Under high-pressure from individual customers we made those driver available to end-users. Configuration of OS/2 drivers on a particular machine could be a difficult and time-consuming task. APSoft provides this driver to individual customers on an "as is" basis – no free support is available.

Below we listed some most often occurring problems. You will find more information at os2warp.be technical support center or in various Internet User Groups. E.g. Dr. Martinus WEB site.

  1. Why my system hangs on startup
  2. Why OS/2 doesn't recognize my card
  3. Why my SCM CardBus adapter doesn't work
  4. Why my CardBus card is not recognized
  5. Why my ATA card doesn't work.
  6. Why my card is not configured
  7. CardWare on computers with more as 1GB of the RAM