Remember, using fingerprints for authentication is much similar to having a password which is written on anything you touch. I have the 1. When you’re working on the go, the security of your laptop is a No. Message 3 of Uninstall the unknown device in Device Manager the unknown device is the fingerprint reader 2. Report Inappropriate Content tags: Fingerprint Reader-Single Sign On If your laptop is lost or stolen you don’t need to worry about the security of your data – with our fingerprint reader, nobody but you can access the system.

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You can run the update with that driver 4. Follow LenovoForums on Twitter! Message 6 of How to make Ubuntu recognise it and use it for login? Attaching more screenshots now. By enabling you to lock specific devices and ports it prevents unauthorised access and the copying of confidential files.

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Can you see the fingerprint reader in the output of sudo lspci -v or sudo lsusb -v? Satellite Pro S More. This fingefprint automatically make your login screen require a finger swipe instead of a password. Then update the AuthenTec Fingerprint Software. Fingerpring enhanced security to the laptop’s system as well as securing confidential information and online transactions.


Located old Validity Driver on Lenovo’s site so those that don’t have it already on their systems can download it from Lenovo. Various models since then have had this feature, actually implemented with a number of different devices, all of which appear on the USB bus.

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Please remove your finger before trying again. FPrint seems more simple, but works very well:.

Satellite Pro U More. There has been quite a bit of research by a hacker named Starbug, fingerprnt member of the Chaos Computer Club, Berlin, Germany. Have someone the same problem? Advanced Instant Security When you’re working on the go, the security of your laptop is a No. Available as an option – this cunning technology is small and undetectable.

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. See How to enable the integrated fingerprint reader. I’m sure Lenovo and Validity will release new drivers that fix this issue but in the meantime the old driver does seem to solve the problem.


Be aware this PPA includes non-free software as indicated in the About page of the project. Uninstall the driver from device manager, reboot and try installing this Lenovo Fingerprint Manager.

Message 5 of Models with this feature Tecra R10 More. I am on Windows7 64 bit.

Chose “Repair the installation. Thank you for your interest in this question. Once activated you get up-to-date protection against viruses, hackers and privacy threats. Uninstall the unknown device in Device Manager the unknown device is the fingerprint reader 2. With Toshiba EasyGuard Security, you don’t have to worry if your laptop falls into the wrong hands – or if you forget passwords. Portege R – Fingerprint boot authorization.

If your phone moves out of range of the laptop, the screen automatically locks.