Some are just scanners, others do the recognition in the device itself. A lil while ago i received a notice in Action Center that i had a solution to my problem! Is there any feedback you would like to provide? I strictly followed the instructions: See How to enable the integrated fingerprint reader. Please remove your finger before trying again. Before all my hair is torn out

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Actually no need to install gksu-polkit thinkpxd seems. I know I unchecked the right boxes advice from a senior with 25 years experience. Exactly the same thing happens when starting the Lenovo software via the control panel.

I’ve tried starting the Windows Biometric service manually – it doesn’t seem to start automatically – and this makes no difference. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.

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Not sure if the security level is different between the drivers, but if you have files stored on your PC that the NSA or FSB wants, you better use something other than fingerprint to secure your PC. FPrint seems more simple, but works very well: How do I install a fingerprint reader on Lenovo ThinkPad? ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software offers top-level user convenience, it is easy to install and easy to use. Forum discussion and howto for bit, using non-free drivers Seems to be supported as of Works for Me TM.

Funny thing is, in my prior install of Windows 7 I was able to get it to work just fine using Lenovo’s software. Core Components Boot Standard Kernel: Who is online Users browsing this forum: Will W10 build on it? Views Read View source View history. I strictly followed the instructions: Please remove your finger before trying again. This will automatically make your login screen require a finger swipe instead of a password.

Privacy policy About ThinkWiki Terms of use. In my configuration, the bug was also bound to the synaptics driver, so the fix was simply: Only the logged on user can unlock the computer.

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You can skip this in seconds Click here to continue. I don’t want to use the Fingerprint Scanner, a password will do.

ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software is a desktop security and convenience product. The UPEK device is supported by thinkfinger. Fingerprint Gui had a nice interface, but was pretty unstable on the login page and sudo and constantly crashed. WiFi Requires the non-free firmware-iwlwifi package. I came across this Intel page that references Microsoft 3D Pinball – Space Remember, using fingerprints for authentication is much similar to having a password which is written on anything you touch.

AlbinFreycenon will this works on x1 carbon 5th gen? If so, please edit your question to share the information. Oh wow, had my Ts for 3 years and just now realized that fprint works wonderfully.