Windows 2000 Support

PCMCIA and CardBus Cable under Windows 2000

Q. How to install PCMCIA/IDE or CardBus/IDE driver in Window 2000 environment?

 

If you're a first time user:
  1. When inserting the PCMCIA/CardBus card with device, a "New Hardware Found" message shall pops up. Select "Next" to continue installation.
  2. Select "Search for a suitable driver...." button and select "Next".
  3. In "Select a Device Driver page", select "Have Disk" to specify location.
  4. Enter path like "A:Win2000" or browse the floppy drive and select the appropriate folder.
  5. Select "Addonics Cardbus....or Addonics PCMCIA...". Click Next
  6. Click yes for windows warnings then
  7. Let Win2000 to finish the installation and that's it.


If you installed the driver but it's not working:

  1. Go to "Control Panel", "System", "Hardware", "Device Manager", within "IDE ATA/ATAPI Controller" folder, shall find "PCMCIA ATA/ATAPI Controller or Standard IDE/ESDI hard disk controller" which they were installed by using default driver earlier.
  2. Double click it, select "Driver" tab, select "Update Driver",select "Next" to continue.
  3. Select "Display a list of known driver...." button and select "Next".
  4. In "select a Device Driver page", select "Have Disk" to specify location.
  5. Enter path like "A:Win2000" or browse the floppy drive and select the appropriate folder.
  6. Select "Addonics Cardbus....or Addonics PCMCIA....". Click Next
  7. Click yes for windows warnings then
  8. Let Win2000 to finish the installation and that's it.


Note: "Addonics PCMCIA/IDE Controller Win2000" is made for PCMCIA mode IDE controller. "Addonics CardBus/IDE Controller Win2000" is made for CardBus mode IDE controller.


USB Cable under Windows 2000

It works with all of our products. Please go to our driver download site for the Windows 2000 driver.

CDRW users will need the Adaptec Software 4.02 to run.