A fingerprint in its narrow sense is an impression left by the friction ridges of a human finger. In the larger sense, it is any pattern of physical or digital nature that serves as identifier.

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Windows 8.1 login with password AND fingerprint

I have a Lenovo thinkpad w540 laptop running windows 8.1 which has a built in fingerprint reader. Is it possible to have windows require BOTH a fingerprint scan AND a password (not either one, but ...
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Using fingerprint scanner to authorize SSH access

I am looking for a way to implement the following scenario: Using a fingerprint scanner, while an authorized user swipes his finger on the scanner, it will allow him to remotely access an SSH service ...
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How do I change or add a user for BIOS fingerprint reader in HP pro book 6540b

I have a HP pro book 6540b with fingerprint reader. I recently re-installed windows 7 (full hd wipe). I was planning on giving the laptop to my wife. But, before windows even starts to load the user ...
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“There are no fingerprint readers available at this time” error. On My windows 8 HP 64bit

After a refresh of my system. I couldn't log in windows with my finger print anymore. I tried updating the driver, but it says up to date. Please help my system make is HP envy m6 Notebook PC, 64 bit, ...
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Can a website see/know my MAC address even if I use a VPN?

I have searched other results and read many of them but I could not get an enough information. My question is that can a website see my MAC address or can they have an information about that I'm the ...
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eikon fingerprint reader for mac

Does any one know of a way to enable finger print login on osx mavericks (or osx Yosemite as it will be replacing mavericks) for a eikon usb reader? I'v been trying to find a way to use the normal ...
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Information in a new CD/DVD disk

What information does a new disk (CD+RW or DVD+-R) contain? This can be inside of the disk or written physically on the disk.
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Win8.1: how to Get fingerprint sensor EgisTec ES603 to work?

My Status: I have a Win8.1 system (no Upgrade 1). I have purchased the EgisTec ES603 fingerprint sensor in Amazon. It comes with an installation disk. I have installed the driver and the device is now ...
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Finger-print reader no more working

I have an HP ProBook 4430s with a fingerprint reader. I had to reinstall my OS a few days back. Since then, I don't see any sign of my fingerprint reader. I installed HP Security tools, I installed ...
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Linux: password authentication instead of/together with fingerprint

I have a x61 tablet with Fedora 20 and use the fingerprint reader for authentication, which runs fine. But e.g. whilst using synergy I can't just type the password in - I have to wait for the fprint ...
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Online SSH key to Fingerprint conversion [closed]

Is there any tool available in web to convert SSH public key to Fingerprint. Due to circumstances, i cant run ssh-keygen -lf command. Or is there any option in putty i can use?
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Windows wants me to install a fingerprint reader driver - but I don't have one

I've been getting a persistent warning in Windows 7 that I need to install a fingerprint reader driver. This is absurd because my computer does not have a fingerprint reader! Is there a way to make ...
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I can't add a fingerprint to Windows 7

I am trying to set up my fingerprint to log on in Windows 7 32-bit on my Sony VGN-SR590GPB laptop. I also experience the same problem on my other laptop with the same setup, a Sony VGN-Z56TG. I tried ...
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Find OS by interpreting TCP/IP fingerprints when using nmap [duplicate]

When I ran the command: nmap -O ip_address to identify the OS, I got the following result: OS:SCAN(V=5.05BETA1%D=8/23%OT=22%CT=1%CU=42341%PV=N%DS=0%DC=L%G=Y%TM=4A91CB ...
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How to interpret TCP/ip fingerprint when scanning for OS?

I run the command : nmap -O ip_address to identify the os and I have the result below: OS:SCAN(V=5.05BETA1%D=8/23%OT=22%CT=1%CU=42341%PV=N%DS=0%DC=L%G=Y%TM=4A91CB ...
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windows 8.1 RTM fingerprint option missing

I am running Windows 8.1 on Elitebook 8460p. I was looking forward to configuring fingerprint logon. However the fingerprint option is missing. I verified in Device manager; the driver is installed. ...
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Installing fingerprint reader in fedora 17

I have a dual-boot system of fedora 17 and windows 7. My laptop is hp pavilion dv-6 6119 tx. The fingerprint reader on my laptop works well with windows 7 but does not work with fedora 17. How can i ...
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USB Keyboards with fingerprint scanner

I am looking for keyboards with a built-in fingerprint scanner. I have only come across three models which can be purchased online, those being: Microsoft Optical Desktop with fingerprint Cherry ...
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Regenerate linux host fingerprint

Is it possible to change a hosts ssh fingerprint? An example of needing to do this would be a virtual machine clone having the same fingerprint as the source of the clone; which causes problems for ...
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What can I use to prevent fingerprints on a touch screen monitor whilst naturally emulating touch screen use?

I'm a web developer who is currently waiting for a touch-screen monitor to be delivered as a replacement for my current one. I don't intend on using the touch functionality of the screen all that ...
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Windows 8.1 and fingerprint readers

Is there any build in UI for that kind of hardware like it exist in Modern UI for WiFi, Bluetooth, Broadband mobile and other common settings or I'm forced to use separate software (besides the ...
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Can I use a fingerprint reader to secure access to programs/documents in Windows 8?

My daughter just got a new HP laptop with a fingerprint reader and Windows 8. She uses the fingerprint reader to log in but would also like to use it for document security. Is there a way with ...
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Login using fingerprint after Windows 8 upgrade

I upgraded Windows 7 to Windows 8. I have installed fingerprint sensor driver and it works properly for my HP DV6-3060EJ. The problem is in the login screen when I swipe screen flickers and doesn't ...
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How to add hostname to known_hosts to be used system-wide

As far as I know the default ssh option StrictHostKeyChecking is set to ask so the first ssh connection seems like: $ ssh host.example.com The authenticity of host 'host.example.com (1.2.3.4)' can't ...
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How can I set up two-factor authentication (use both fingerprint and password) on my HP Pavilion laptop?

I have an HP Pavilion dv6z-3000 laptop with a Validity VFS301 fingerprint reader. I'd like to set it up so that it prompts for both my fingerprint and password, but I can't find any such option for ...
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Change Windows 7 Lock Screen Logo changed by Dell Data Protection Access

When you install the "Dell Data Protection Access" software for Finger Print authentication, it customises the lock screen and adds an ugly Dell logo (it ignores the user's current picture). How do I ...
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HP ProBook 4540s - Can't find HP Protect Tools to activate fingerprint reader

I got an HP ProBook 4540s in December--When I first got it, every time I booted up, there was a rather large icon, almost like a Windows 7 gadget, to access HP Protect Tools, but I had too much going ...
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How do I extract fingerprints from .ssh/known_hosts?

My laptop has a well-populated .ssh/known_hosts file. I'd like to leverage that when connecting to remote hosts from my desktop, since tracking down the fingerprints can be a real chore. However, I ...
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How can I enable the finger print scanner on an HP 4540 in Windows 8?

I have an HP 4540S and installed all drivers, software security, but the finger print scanner on my laptop does not work in Windows 8.
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X230 fingerprint reader not visible

My Lenovo X230 (2320-2LG) has fingerprint reader on it, but it's not visible in Windows (Windows 8 x64, clean install). I installed the ThinkVantage Fingerprint software (patch included), no luck. I ...
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Can I re-enroll BioExcess fingerprints without Finger Convenience?

Just got a new Lenovo laptop and, like the idiot I am, typo'd my username. No problem, thinks I, I'll just remove that user and create a new one. Unfortunately, I had already registered almost all my ...
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Changing login icon of finger print

Is it somehow possible to change the image that's beeing showed, when finger print authentication is enabled? I'm talking of this image.
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Mac OS X TCP/IP fingerprint obfuscator

For several reasons, I need to either prevent my OS X machine from showing up as an OS X machine in TCP/IP fingerprinting, or make it show up as, say, a Linux machine. Is there an OS X program out ...
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LastPass fingerprint accepts all fingers?

I accidently scanned the wrong finger on LastPass, and it logged me on! Then I asked my mother to scan her finger, and her finger worked too! What's wrong here? I haven't bought LastPass. (I'm just ...
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How can I detect what program generated the HTML of a web site?

I'm doing some research which involves comparing websites. Some of the designs are terrible, and out of morbid curiosity I want to find out what program (Word, Dreamweaver, etc) generated them. Is ...
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Possibe data corruption in x-ray room

I built a small fingerprint ID system for a lab. Registration is done at a reception and identification at 2 other points. One point is the x-ray room The problem: Identification often seems to fail ...
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Biometrics in Active Directory

Is it possible to implement Biometrics as a form of login with Active Directory in a Windows Server 2008 R2 set-up with Win7 clients? I.e. a user roams freely among computers on the domain and simply ...
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How to use audiofingerprint sw (which?) to organise music by artist alphabetically, then artist then album/single/ep title? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically sort music files into folders by album/artist names Some audio files from my CD collection don't have any meta data/name or are incomplete. I'd like to use ...
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Cannot turn on fingerprint reader

I have an HP Pavilion DV7 laptop, which went through a troubled "Anytime" upgrade from Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Ultimate. It required Microsoft Customer Service to install a bunch of ...
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automatically tag mp3 collection using shazam-like acoustic fingerprint

is there any software freely available to clean up the tags in your music collection , based on some sort of audio fingerprint type technology (like how 'shazam' app works on the iphone) combined with ...
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Tricks for truly securing SSH connections

I know SSH is secure as long as you're not suffering a MITM attack, but I want to know if there's a way to make SSH 100% secure even under such circumstances, discover you're being sniffed and ...
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Uses for Windows 7 fingerprint reader

I just bought a Thinkpad T410s. It comes with a finger print reader. I'm using it on Windows 7 Pro 64-bit for loging in. Anyone have any other practical and useful ways to use it? For example, for ...
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How to remove Lenovo's “ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software” logon icon?

I think that the ThinkVantage Fingerprint software icon at the logon screen is annoying. I'm using Windows 7 Pro (64bit). It has a picture of a finger and it states "Swipe your finger" across the ...
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How to disable bio-protection?

I have an Acer laptop, which has a fingerprint scanner. It's actually kind of a cool piece of technology, but I have no use for it. I only installed the driver so my device manager wouldn't report an ...
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Can I use ssh host key verification with a round-robin DNS?

I'm logging into a server based on a round-robin DNS hostname -- "login.example.com" could go to any of a number of servers. Ideally, I'd like to be able to update my known_hosts file such that ...
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How do I get my Lenovo fingerprint reader working again?

At some point the fingerprint reader on my Lenovo Tablet PC (X41, running XP) quit working. The login screen still says "press ctl-alt-del or swipe finger", but swiping a finger no longer does ...
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“could not find suitable fingerprints matched to available hardware” error

I have a thinkpad t61 with a UPEK fingerprint reader. I'm running ubuntu 9.10, with fprint installed. Everything works fine (I am able to swipe my fingerprint to authenticate any permission ...
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MP3 fingerprint tagger [closed]

Does anyone know of a tool which will read mp3 audio information directly (not the tag information), generate a fingerprint of that audio information, recommend tags based on the fingerprint and retag ...
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Will my Lenovo fingerprint scanner work on Windows 7 Professional [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Anyone using the ThinkPad fingerprint reader? I recently purchased Windows 7 but haven't installed it yet. I plan to do a clean install over my current Vista Ultimate. ...
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Why can I tamper the file?

To demonstrate the usefulness of signatures and digital fingerprints I loaded mspaint into a hex editor and altered one character from P to X (the character was located in a string). When I later on ...