When buying a new ThinkPad, consider taking the IPS screen option if possible, as it doesn’t cost much. FPrint seems more simple, but works very well:. Tell us about your experience with our site. Is it the complete error message? YouTube Lenovo Service Channel. Corporate bulk purchasers don’t usually go for it.

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I’ve been at this since around 9 this morning.

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Last edited by MikalE on Sat Aug 13, Get the Dell driver to make it function http: I have a Lenovo ThinkPad with a fingerprint reader: Not without a heck of a lot of internet searching.

You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. The problem is that although the driver is installed there is no associated GUI program to enter fingerprints and thus turn the device ‘on’.

You are able to enroll only one fingerprint at a time. I can now login and validate my sudo access with a finger swipe!!


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How do I install a fingerprint reader on Lenovo ThinkPad? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

If your post does not appear in the new queue, it’s because of the stupid spam filter. You sure this will work? The issue may be with the drivers.

According to the Lenovo site, driver is not available for fingerprint reader for Windows 8. It just doesn’t seem too smart.

Update a driver for hardware that isn’t working properly http: Okay, I’ve had this same issue, as many of have had, and the only way I could boot would be the disconnect AC remove battery hold button,, all the Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. How to make Ubuntu recognise it and use it for login?

Maybe give that a try.

Is anyone working on a driver for the fingerprint reader on these machines running Windows 10? The software seems to work but when I try to use it I get the message that it can not access the finger print reader. Users browsing this forum: Can you see the fingerprint reader in the output of sudo lspci -v or sudo lsusb -v? Erik Aas 2. I confirm it fingeerprint Use the link to ‘message the moderators’ below to tell them.


Who is online Users browsing this forum: As far as I know, the Dell driver is a bit outdated. Thinkpad A – Bios 1. I can’t find any drivers for both the T and Windows 10 fkngerprint my own.

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

According to the Arch Linux wikiyou might need to reboot or add yourself to the plugdev and scanner groups you should alread be in the plugdev group. It may appear in lspci -v or lsusb -v. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. Well, I bought it to learn with and to play around on, not for any kind of serious work. Thank you for your interest fingerprknt this question.