This will automatically make your login screen require a finger swipe instead of a password. Actually no need to install gksu-polkit it seems. Are the drivers interchangeable, or pid-specific? This website uses cookies. By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. In place of steps because Microsoft does not include the Authentec driver , install the Authentec WBF driver package from the link below on Dell’s website.

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software installation – How do I install a fingerprint reader on Lenovo ThinkPad? – Ask Ubuntu

Fingerpdint on lock screen, not on setup, nowhere. I have an X and drivers installed property but it would sometimes hang on login after reading the fingerprint so i no longer use it: Update – Installing four more fingerprints knocked out fingerprint lenivo on yet again but Win 10 logon still fine – Fingerprint Power on then started working again the next day. You are unable to use the fingerprint reader on L enovo ThinkPad t and get message that it cannot access the finger print reader.

Found that Win 10 will happily talk to AuthenTec fingerprint reader using the carried over Win7 fingerprint reader driver ver1.


FPrint seems more simple, but works very well: I used to enroll my fingerprint using Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro rather than builtin windows feature.

The step provided below will clear the Fingerprint registered on your laptop previously.

Ok, my english is poor so thank you for your help. Incredibly the reinstall Norton nagging still continued after the manual Norton directory deletions! Unfortunately, T and older like your T will not support power-on by fingerprint in Windows 10 when using Windows Hello.

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The issue may be with the drivers. Any questions or comments, please leave them here.

Try this first if you want to conserve your fingerprint information:. The login screen has two options shown on the left. There has been quite a bit of research by a hacker named Starbug, a member of the Chaos Computer Club, Berlin, Germany. Windows Hello “Set up” button remained grey off. Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

This website uses cookies. I follow all your steps but the fingerprint don’t works to start the laptop After the reboot, log into Windows using your Windows password. It was enough with the driver 4. Views Read View source View history. Was this information helpful?



How satisfied are you with this reply? Press Ok to save the settings Fingetprint your laptop and test fingerprint reader. If anyone wants to know how to make the fingerprint reader work for ANY T4xx with the power-on, hard drive, and login passwords – in 3 steps – let me know.

You don’t need any fingerprint software.

Also, reset the internal finger print data in BIOS and check. As far as I know, the Dell driver is a bit outdated. Thanks for posting the guide.

How can I solve this? On Windows 7, 8, and 8. Once the fingerprint data is cleared, you would need to re-enroll your fingerprints again. As of July 31,this is a bug that we are working with Microsoft to solve.