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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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1answer
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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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1answer
301 views

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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2answers
406 views

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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1answer
607 views

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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0answers
394 views

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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4answers
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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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6answers
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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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1answer
533 views

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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1answer
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Fingerprint scanner not detected after Windows7 install

I've just upgraded my Dell Studio15 from Vista to 7 and it has stopped recognising the fingerprint scanner. I'm expecting to see Biometric Devices in the control panel (Start -> Control Panel -> ...
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2answers
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Fingerprint reader in Windows 7

Had RC2 installed and all was good. Installed the final release and no love. Driver is installed and device shows as working, but I don't have "Biometric Devices" in control panel as described here: ...
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4answers
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Turn off Windows 7 Fingerprint logon

Annoyingly, I can't seem to train Windows 7 with my fingerprints. (Can do one or two fingers, but mostly I find it useless) I'd like to make the login screen go straight to letting me type in my ...
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3answers
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During Lock Screen, Show My User, Not the Fingerprint

I have a Upek Eikon fingerprint reader and I am using it with Windows 7 RTM (for this question, it works the same as in Windows Vista). I was delighted to find that Windows 7 had native support and I ...
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1answer
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Windows 7, View fingerprint scans on screen

I use the biometrics fingerprint reader in Windows 7 using an HP nc4400 laptop. Everything works really well. From a purely "cool/geek" factor I'd like to see the images of the fingerprint scans. ...
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1answer
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How to use (AuthenTec) biometrics to directly unlock Windows 7

When my computer returns from sleep/lock it presents a logon screen where I can enter my password. To use biometrics, I must first press two buttons: "Other credentials" followed by the "Fingerprint ...