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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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Anyone using the ThinkPad fingerprint reader? [closed]

I got a new ThinkPad with the built-in fingerprint reader. At first I thought it was silly, but then I thought, hey, this could save me typing my password every time I boot up. Is anyone using it? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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 ...