The pcSwipe Configuration Software allows you to test the functions of the pcSwipe Magnetic Stripe card reader and configure optional settings(for Serial and USB readers.
First, download the software from the RF IDeas website: http://www.RFIDeas.com. then navigate to Support > Software from the top menu bar.
Under the section titled pcSwipe Magnetic Card Reader download the file:pcSwipeConfig.exe. Run the file and follow prompts to install the software.
Once installation is complete the pcSwipe Config application can be found at: C:/Program Files/RF IDeas/pcSwipe.
Next, test the pcSwipe reader.
Open the pcSwipe reader Config application. Press Scan/Connect button to connect the reader. Place the cursor in the white box at the bottom right corner of the configuration screen and swipe a card through the Magnetic Stripe reader.
The card data will populate the associated fields. If data is shown, the reader is installed correctly and ready for use.