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Microsoft KB Archive/166826

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Data Read from ROM PC Card Device May Be Damaged

Q166826



The information in this article applies to:


  • Microsoft Windows 95 OEM Service Release, versions 2, 2.1





SYMPTOMS

When you read data or copy files from a ROM PC Card device with Windows 95 OEM Service Release 2 or 2.1 (OSR2), the read data or copied file may be damaged.



CAUSE

The PC Card driver in OSR2 may use an incorrect address for the memory window for reading data from ROM PC Card devices.



RESOLUTION

This issue is resolved by the following updated file for Windows 95 OSR2, and later versions of this file:

   PCCARD.VXD  version 4.00.1117  dated 4/2/97  79,065 bytes 






STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Windows 95 OEM Service Release 2 (OSR2). An update to address this problem is now available, but is not fully regression tested and should be applied only to computers experiencing this specific problem. Unless you are severely impacted by this specific problem, Microsoft does not recommend implementing this update at this time. Contact Microsoft Technical Support for additional information about the availability of this update.

This issue is resolved in Microsoft Windows 98.



MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about issues resolved by updates to this component, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q168909 Query/Remove Support for CardBus Cards Hangs Computer


Q166400 Inserting SRAM Card into Docking Station May Hang Computer

Q164227 Second PC Card Not Recognized When Inserted in Dock

Q161994 Querying Powered-Off PC Card Modem Hangs Computer

Q159543 Intel ProShare PC Card May Hang Computer

Q159492 PC Card Device Not Enumerated When Reinserted

Q159349 Resume On Ring Not Implemented for PC Card Modems

Q159348 No Windows 95 Support for Zoomed Video Devices


For additional information about Windows 95 updates, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q161020 Implementing Windows 95 Updates

Additional query words: 95 pcmcia

Keywords : kbhw osr2 win95
Issue type : kbprb
Technology : kbWin95search kbOPKSearch kbWin95OPKOSR2 kbWin95OPKOSR210


Last Reviewed: January 31, 2001
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