Questions tagged [fingerprint]

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't enroll finger print with Windows Hello

I have a HP ProBook 4540s running Windows 10 Pro and I can't enroll my fingerprint. It allows me to start registering my fingerprint: But it always gets stuck there. The driver is installed. Any ...
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Macbook Pro 2020 Fingerprint sensor not working in Windows 10 Pro x64 Bootcamp

The fingerprint sensor (which doubles in as the power button) on the new Macbook Pro dones't get detected in Windows 10 Pro x64 Bootcamp partition. I checked the Device Manager and the Fingerprint ...
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Can you save fingerprint from fingerprint sensor usually found in laptops and smartphone?

Is it possible to save a jpg of fingerprint, right now fingerprint sensors found in laptops and mobiles are used to unlock them.
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Finding windows computer hardware model from sniffing

Do any of you know a way to find out a computer specific model (eg: Lenovo ThinkPad e490, Dell XPS 13 9380) running windows os, passively, only by sniffing the data the computer sends and receives?
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Windows Hello Fingerprint stopped working

I had set up a fingerprint scanner for my Intel XPS 13 7390. However, today it suddenly stopped working. It says that my fingerprint scanner on my laptop is incompatible with Windows Hello Fingerprint....
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Is there a registry value for number of Windows Hello fingerprint sign-in attempts?

The fingerprint reader on my Lenovo X1 Yoga is very poor, and often does not recognize me. Since Windows Hello only allows 3 attempts, I often have to enter my PIN/Password instead. Is there a ...
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How to use fingerprint reader on Debian 10 to login as root and login session?

I have Debian 10, and a fingerprint reader. I am able to use with fprintd-enroll => add a finger print fprintd-verify => test the previously added finger print fprintd-list $(whoami) => show my ...
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How to Ensure SSH Server's Authenticity by Providing a Fingerprint to the SSH Client?

Problem: When connecting the first time to an SSH server, the OpenSSH Client asks one to confirm the server's authenticity by checking its fingerprint: $ ssh -o UserKnownHostsFile="/tmp/authtest" -o ...
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What is the new Firefox fingerprinter settings feature doing?

Firefox has a new function called fingerprinter (settings under privacy). I know what fingerprinting means, but what is Firefox doing exactly when this feature is activated? What data is being ...
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Can SSH(SFTP) server have multiple fingerprints?

I am creating automated SFTP-client with Java and I need of course to save the server SSH fingerprint for each server but is it possible that the server has two or more unique fingerprints? Is it ...
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ThinkPad E480 - Fingerprint not working | Some of these settings are hidden or managed by your organization

my thinkpad e480 was recently formatted and since then the fingerprint doesn't work moreover the Windows Hello isn't working. the device manager as the biometric installed and and the control panel ...
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Can I use a USB fingerprint reader to unlock bitlocker on Windows 10 Pro?

I'd like to use a USB fingerprint reader to authenticate with bitlocker - i.e. unlock my machine when bitlocker password request screen is shown when booting into Windows. Something like a tiny ...
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Fix “REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!” at server side

Note that the question is to fix the "REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!" problem at server side. I know the implication and I know exactly what I'm doing -- I'm reinstalling/upgrading my ...
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Fingerprint device not found in Ubuntu

Recently I bought hp probook 450 g6 and installed ubuntu 18.04. The problem is happened with me that I can't found the fingerprint device using lsusb . I contact with hp website and confirmed about ...
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Is the fingerprint scanner of HP laptops such as the ProBook 430 G2 simply incompatible with current Windows versions?

I recently bought a refurbished HP ProBook 430 G2 in Japan. It feels new and I'm very happy with it. I believe this model was originally sold with Windows 8 or 8.1 but it had a fresh install of ...
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How to disable a usb device on boot?

My laptop has a fingerprint sensor which is broken. Boot up proceess become very slow because linux failed to initialize the device and I can not shutdown the system properly. Here is the system ...
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How to enable fingerprint sensor while in domain and linux active directory

In my office we have a Linux based server (nethserver) which handles stuff like samba share, DHCP, and newly added: active directory (for our Windows clients) etc. Now because of the lack of security ...
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Why don't consumer laptops come with swipe fingerprint sensors anymore? [closed]

During the era of Windows Vista and 7, just about every laptop sold to consumers where I live, from lower-end "multimedia" home PCs to higher-end machines, would have a swipe fingerprint sensor, where ...
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How can I block HTML Canvas fingerprinting in Firefox via permissions?

I ran a Canvas fingerprinting browser test and noticed that I am susceptible to Canvas fingerprinting in Firefox 66. This was a surprise to me, as I had read several announcements declaring that ...
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Fingerprint stopped working after password changed

Usually, I log in as 'normal' user. I also have an administrator account, for which I have set up a fingerprint to log in. If I need to run some application with elevated privileges, and Windows asks ...
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Using external fingerprint scanner to login to Windows 10

I have Dell XPS 15 L502X, 2011 edition. I also have a fingerprint scanner Nitgen Fingkey Hamster HFDU01. I have installed biometric scanner drivers and ran the its diagnostic utility, in which I am ...
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How to compute GitLab deploy key fingerprint from ssh key-pair

When viewing Deploy Keys in a GitLab repository's setting, the keys have a "name" and also some kind of fingerprint. The fingerprint looks like this: 2b:be:a7:7f:44:64:89:8d:e3:f7:ea:3c:12:c9:e5:e7 ...
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Is the fingerprint logon for Windows Hello reader specific?

I cannot login to windows using a fingerprint reader different from the one I setup my fingerprint on. Is the fingerprint captured on one reader not compatible with another? I have one reader that ...
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Windows 10 Home (no Group Policy Editor) unable to use finger print scanner with Windows Hello

I've searched the Internet (and this site) for how to enable the fingerprint scanner on my HP Envy 15 laptop. I got this laptop cheap, and it only came with Windows 8.1 Home, which I upgraded to ...
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How to scare people when they touch my laptop screen?

I would like to discourage people from touching my screen. I have a touch screen laptop, and sometimes people come to explain stuff to me, and point out with their fingers and touch my screen. I ...
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x-gzip token in accept encoding header

The MDN web docs Content-Encoding page says that the x-gzip token is an alias for gzip in the Content-Encoding http header. But the accept-encoding page doesn't mention it. Is there a list of ...
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About Smarthost TLS Fingerprints

How is the smarthost fingerprints determined? Do they depends on only the smarthost, or client as well? I configured my gmail smarthost fingerprint a while back in my old Ubuntu, and it worked well. ...
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Fingerprint sensor disabled by Windows 10 update 1803

I recently installed update 1803 on my HP Windows 10 laptop. The fingerprint sensor stopped working. I don't know if was turned off or disabled or what. Is there a way I can fix it? I found a thread ...
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Tor Browser: How to disable NAG “…attempted to extract HTML5 canvas…”

Constant Nag: "this website (...) attempted to extract HTML5 canvas image data, which may be used to uniquely identify your computer." There's an option to "remember for this site," which has NEVER ...
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Kensington VeriMark fingerprint reader stop working after reboot

I purchased Kensington VeriMark fingerprint reader few day back for adding convince to sign in Windows and other website that use U2F. It first worked after the installation without reboot. Windows ...
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How can I enable my fingerprint reader while Windows is unlocked and find out when it's touched?

I bought a fingerprint reader, and it works great for unlocking my PC, but I'd like to lock it with the same gesture. Is there any way I can make my reader respond to input while Windows is unlocked ...
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New to powershell and my foreach keeps failing. Trying to iterate over a list of cert files but it fails. Probably simple

Problem: When I import a cert individually, outside of a foreach, it prints the thumbprint as needed; however, I need to iterate through a list of .cer files on a fileshare so that I can run them ...
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Windows 10 fingerprint logon - unable to login to local after logging to domain account

When I log in to my computer using fingerprint without issue if the account is the domain one. However, if I want to log onto local account I get error "windows couldn't sign you in. Your credentials ...
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Browser Fingerprinting - Change Timezone to 'Not Specified'

According to https://amiunique.org/stats, 17.3% of their traffic's Timezone as detected by Javascript is 'Not Specified'. I looked in my OS Timezone settings and there isn't a way to disable it. ...
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Fingerprint scanner on Windows 7

I have a couple of Fingerprint scanners (for example the EgisTek 603) which I originally bought for windows 7. I stopped using them a few years ago and lost the keys that came with the software. Now,...
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Increase the maximum fingerprint trials of Windows 10 Hello log-in?

Currently if Windows does not recognise my fingerprint 3 times, fingerprint gets disabled and PIN becomes required. Fingerprint sensor normally works well, but when my finger is wet (after washing my ...
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[Thinkpad X230t]Have to wipe the fingerprint twice to login windows 10

I have a Thinkpad X230t previously with Windows 7 installed. Later, I upgraded it to Windows 10. Then I come across the problem with the fingerprinter. Every time I have to wipe my fingerprint twice ...
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Failed to connect to tor from public network

I was on a public wifi connection a few days ago which is quite restrictive, and I tried to connect to tor but all the connections failed because the SSL fingerprint was not as expected - they all ...
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Windows 10 fingerprint login changes default login method back to password

I have a Lenovo laptop running Windows 10 that I use both standalone when I'm on the go, and connected through a dock to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse when I'm at home. When I'm out, I use the ...
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Connecting Fingerprint Scanner through Ethernet

I have installed zkt same software from This Link as used in This Youtube Tutorial also i have tried different versions from official link like ZKTnet 3.0 zkt -web2.0 I can successfully ping my ...
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How to remove windows hello fingerprint data, for user that no longer exists on the computer?

When I quit work for last employer, I took the laptop with me (Lenovo T420). When I disabled the domain, the username I was using before disappeared (tied to domain). I already had local admin user ...
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HTTP client certificate var in nginx is blank?

I am trying to get HTTP client certificate in nginx but the always return as blank. $ssl_client_cert $ssl_client_fingerprint $ssl_client_raw_cert $ssl_client_serial All of the above return as ...
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Is it possible to use a fingerprint reader with Chrome?

I recently purchased a K-Byte Fingerprint Reader, it says something about using it on the web but nothing on how to do so. I successfully set it up with Windows Hello, however, is there a chrome ...
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How to verify the authenticity of GPG4win download file?

I am attempting to verify that the GPG4win file I downloaded is actually legit. I have access to a machine that has a verified GnuPG installation. I ran > gpg --recv EC70B1B8 > gpg -v --verify ...
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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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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 ...