How to UNINSTALL CardWare for Windows NT manually?
Solution: WE STRONGLY DO NOT RECOMMEND MANUAL UN-INSTALLATION CardWare can be installed either to the main hardware profile or to the special (CardWare) hardware profile. If you install to the separate profile WE WILL NOT ADVISE YOU TO REMOVE IT MANUALLY.

IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

If you really need to do it you have to:

  1. Shut down PCTRAY.EXE and PCCARD.EXE (if open).
  2. Stop CWSERV service via Control Panel / Services.
  3. Remove the entire registry tree HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\
    Software\APSoft\CardWare.
  4. Remove following keys from HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\
    System\CurrentControlSet\Services:
    1. PCCS
    2. PCENABLE
    3. SSPCIC (or SSTCIC)
    4. PCATA
    5. PCSRAM
    6. PCFLASH
    7. PCDISK
    8. CWSERV
    9. PCDRVM
  5. Change startup value of PC Card driver to Boot (0) or enable it for selected hardware profile.
  6. Manually delete CardWare profile via ControlPanel\System.
  7. We also writing couple of updates to the PCMCIA.SYS database. Please search REG.INI for the word 'Database' for complete listing.
  8. Delete subdirectory C:\Program Files\CWNT.
  9. Remove from %SystemRoot%\System32 following files:
    1. CWSERV.EXE
    2. CSDLL.DLL
    3. CSVDD.DLL
  10. Remove from %SystemRoot%\System32\Drivers following files:
    1. PCCS.SYS
    2. PCENABLE.SYS
    3. SSPCIC.SYS (or SSTCIC.SYS)
    4. PCATA.SYS
    5. PCSRAM.SYS
    6. PCFLASH.SYS
    7. PCDISK.SYS
    8. PCDRVM.SYS