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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Can the Windows 10 local Administrator account use fingerprint scan/reader (Windows Hello)?

I can set Windows hello (password, PIN, fingerprint scan), with any account but when I try with the local administrator account in Windows 10 (activated with net user administrator /active:yes), I can ...
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Any Firefox addon to delete DOM storage periodically throughout a session?

DOM storage is akin to persistent cookies and I'm looking for a way to delete them automatically periodically throughout a Firefox session. I know there are popular ways to delete them at the end of ...
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How can i enable fingerprint logon for RDP sessions from Windows 10 like in Windows 8?

Screenshot is of Windows 8 mstsc.exe client letting me logon with just the swipe of the finger. Windows 10 does not provide this capability, how does one enable it for Windows 10. Yes, i have a PIN ...
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Windows VPN Fingerprint Authentication

Windows 8.1 enable us to login to a VPN Server using FingerPrint authentication. Windows 8.1 VPN with Fingerprint Auth After upgrading to Windows 10, this feature was gone... Is there any way to ...
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Fingerprint logon on domain windows 7 VM

Im having a really strange issue with my fingerprint reader and logon to windows 7 x64. The facts are: The host is a VM on xenserver 6.5 and part of a win2k8 domain where USB devices are ...
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SSH authentication using biometrics

I am using PuTTY to access my server via SSH. Due to the complexity of my private key's password, however, I've decided to consider using other methods of authentication, such as biometrics, more ...
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How do I get the Surface Pro 4 Type Cover Fingerprint reader to work with Windows 8.1?

I would like to get a Surface Pro Type Cover with Fingerprint reader working with a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 8.1. The store page said it was compatible with the Surface Pro 3, and doesn't specify ...
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ThinkPad x230 Windows Hello

I have a ThinkPad x230i (2324-HF4) with a fingerprint reader on it. I've upgraded up to Windows 10 and I can't enable fingerprint login. In BIOS settings fingerprint reader is visible (I can erase ...
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Can PGP messages be verified with just the fingerprint of the public key?

What is the difference between sharing a public key and sharing just its 40-digit fingerprint? The public key is very long, so if I wanted someone to be able to verify my messages, could I just mail ...
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Is it possible to install a fingerprint reader in a thinkpad T520 that didn't come with one?

I have a Lenovo T520 but I didn't order it with a fingerprinter reader. I was wondering if it is possible to purchase the finger printer reader separately (like this one: ebay link, and install it ...
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How secure is the fingerprint data on windows 10? [closed]

Is there a difference in storing fingerprint information with a PC with and without TPM/Intel PTT on windows 10 and, how secure is it?
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HP EliteBook 2560p - Windows 10, Windows Hello

I got a quick question. I have this laptop with Windows 10 x64, with all drivers installed (biometrics are detected normally in Device Manager) but I still can't set up Windows Hello, it just doesn't ...
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Windows 10 changes power management settings

I have a Dell Latitude E5450 running windows 10. I have some problems with my fingerprint reader. Now and then, after a reboot or suspend, the fingerprint reader is not working. Each time when that ...
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SSH Server Fingerprint

I'm working on a project where I need to use SSH tunneling. We're using a private key based authentication where we put the public key on the server and the client uses the private key in order to ...
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Any way to use Lenovo Fingerprint Manager instead of Windows Hello on Windows 10?

I just got a new Thinkpad T Series and upgraded from Windows 7.1 to Windows 10. Now when trying to Install Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro I get the message that this version of Windows won't support ...
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Cannot add fingerprint login to non-standard account in Windows 10

Tl;dr:I have successfully added a fingerprint to an administrative account, but it won't work with the built-in one. Bug? When attempting to add fingerprint login with Windows Hello under the built-...
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How to configure biometric logon on Windows 10 WITHOUT enabling PIN?

In Windows 8.1, i could enable fingerprint logon on my laptop. In Windows 10 i get a message “You need to configure PIN logon to add another fingerprint”. I am currently using a password to login into ...
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How to check ECDSA key fingerprint that I am USING to a server instead of the one proposed?

Keep in mind I don't want the fingerprint I obtain when doing ssh localhost. I want the key I might have accepted and am currently using in the server...
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32 bit drivers for egistec ES603 windows 10/8

I recently purchased a EgisTec ES603 for use with the new windows hello feature and biometric security in windows 10. The 64 bit drivers are easily found however i have a 32 bit tablet and would ...
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Fingerprint log-in not working in win10

After a clean windows 10 install, I headed to Settings->Accounts->Sign-in options set a PIN, and then under Windows Hello I added a fingerprint. Right now it looks like this: However, in the ...
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How can I use my IBM/Lenovo keyboard fingerprint reader on a non-lenovo Windows 7 PC?

When my old IBM workstation died I reused the IBM Fingerprint Keyboard (89P9037/KUF0452) on my new PC, but I have never been able to get the integrated fingerprint reader to work. Under Windows 7, ...
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Always present password field on Windows login instead of fingerprint

I've recently enabled the fingerprint reader on my laptop running Windows 8.1 and now use it for login as a supplement to my password. When I login using my fingerprint, the default login method is ...
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avoid sock puppet detection(creating two account) in a site

some sites block your account if they detect a sock puppeting (creating more than one account for one person). Somehow when you create an account**(A)** ,then reinstall your system and create an ...
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use a eikon fingerprint reader for full disk encryption

I have a eikon finger print reader and im wondering if anyone has any ideas of how i could use it to decrypt a Linux partition. I would ideally like it to work with my Manjaro installation (which is ...
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What is browser fingerprinting and why should I want to avoid it?

What is browser-fingerprinting and why shoould I want to avoid it? If that is related, I am already using adblock and do-not-track.
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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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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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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 OS:90%P=xxxx)SEQ(SP=C9%GCD=1%...
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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 OS:90%P=i686-pc-linux-gnu)SEQ(SP=...
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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 much;...
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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 ...