Quote: Originally Posted by MTS
In Win7, not only you need a driver for the Smartcard reader, you also need a driver for the Smart card itself. It sounds like the system can't find a driver for the Smart Card. What is the hardware ID for your Smart Card? You can find this info from device manager, "Details" tab and select "Hardware ID".
That's what I figured. I disabled the device (the smartcard, not the reader) and it no longer tries. The smartcard functions perfectly. The only remaining nag is that I still get the USB connect and disconnect tones when inserting and removing the card but that's OK.