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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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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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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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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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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 ...