FCR-HS219 - Flash Media Reader 2.0 High-Speed 19-in-1 PC Card Reader Firmware Upgrade
File Name File Size File Version
HS2_191_FW_RW01.exe 357KB RW01


Firmware Upgrade: RW01

Part Numbers:

  • Improve SD/SDHC compatibility
  • Improve CF/Micro Drive compatibility
  • Improve SD/MMC CRC error handling function
  • Fix data copy from MS to UDMA CF/MD card problem
  • Fix SD/MS PRO data copy problem when suspend and resume
  • Fix 2 LUN application problem
  • Support MS PRO-HG 8bit 60MHz feature
  • Pass SONY MS PRO-HG Host Tester validation
  • Pass Windows VISTA logo in 5-LUN application

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 7, Vista (SP1, SP2) and Windows XP (SP2, SP3)

Requirements: FCR-HS219/1
Installation Note: Please insert your Kingston Media reader before proceeding to step one


  1. Click on either the 19n1 FW Upgrade Utility (RW01).exe or Download link to initialize the firmware upgrade download
  2. Select "Run" or "Save" and wait for the application to complete its download
  3. If you select "Run" continue to step 4. If you selected "Save" please locate your file and double-click on it to begin extraction process
  4. From the WinZip self-extracting window, click the "Browse" button
  5. Navigate to the desktop and select it then click on "OK" to proceed
  6. Click on the "Unzip" button to extract the files to the desktop
  7. Locate the 19n1 FW Upgrade Utility(RW01).exe file and double-click on it to begin the installation
  8. Read through the End User License Agreement and select "Yes" to continue.
  9. Click on "Next" to initiate the firmware update

Warning: Remove all cards from the media reader before upgrading the firmware. Kingston is not responsible for any data loss that may occur if a card is left in the reader during the process. It is advised that you do NOT disconnect the media reader until the process is complete.

Note for MAC Users

The firmware upgrade utility is not compatible with Mac OS

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