I guess it is the same thing. But typically you would need to provide your Windows login password and then get your finger prints scanned. I am wondering if I need to install some elements of SimplePass - or perhaps a later version of SimplePass. Thank you for your clear response to my problems with the fingerprint reader on my Envy dv7. However, the biometric settings are not available in the Control Panel on Microsoft Windows 8. Follow the instructions at to call Microsoft and claim your refund check. Step 2: Once Settings is launched, click Accounts.
Second if i reboot my computer my saner dose not work the red light blinks when i put my finger on it but nothing happens Thanks Joe Joe On the Microsoft fingerprint mouse, Win 7 32 bit new installation,I am getting closer. Introduction The first thing to remember is that you must have all the drivers to support the fingerprint reader. I have also updated the post above with this change. It would be help the users, who didn't speak English. But if you have updated the drivers and the action has disabled your fingerprint reader, it is advisable to fix this issue by to earlier versions. Just go to the digital persona website and try to find any info about this product, which they produced in the first place.
My mistake, I should have known. We've enrolled his fingerprint, but when I went to lock the computer, there was no option to unlock with fingerprint. I swipe creepy slow, med, or fast and it does not accept sometimes until I tap the scanner, or goes to pin. However I can only log on to my own user account when signing in windows 7, but can't when having a website page open that requires me to enter a password. To increase security, newer computers can use biometric information, like fingerprints, to control who can log in to or access the computer. Hey yannara, just to add info here, I did a clean install of 1703 and the same reg changes are working for me.
I did perform all of the above instructions which almost worked up till the digitalpersona pasword manager assumer my fingerprint scanner was an external device and asked me to connect it. Anonymous Just wanted to drop you a line to thank you for the explanation regarding the Microsoft Fingerprint Reader - awsome! Once the driver is uninstalled, turn off your computer. PrerequisitesThere are lots of fingerprint reader devices and different versions of Windows. Click Manage your fingerprint data in the window to collect or update your fingerprint data, and the Biometric Enrollment window pops up, asking for your login password. I have done this on another computer and went right through each step without a problem so I am lost now. Fix Fingerprint Reader Not Working in Windows 7 When Resumed From Sleep or Hibernation Biggest issue recently found for fingerprint readers not working in Windows 7 is because of non-receipt of correct attribute values from the fingerprint reader when you try to resume your computer from hibernation or sleep.
I hope this post may be helpfull and thank you Blogfeld for pointing me in the right direction. Red scanner light is working but will not allow me to register fingerprints. I will try your solution next week. You can store all your fingers if you want to. We have to implement an auto-lock policy that locks all computers after 30 minutes of inactivity. Notice that the right index finger is now glowing green, meaning it has been setup for fingerprint logon. Could this be an error on my part or the device itself? Many thanks to you and to everyone else who responded to my question.
Have you verified yourself that you do see this behavior working as the documentation states, again on fresh builds on 1607, not upgrades which Windows Hello remains enabled if it was already? If you face such an issue, then this post may help you troubleshoot the issue. Configure the fingerprint data Before you can use the fingerprint logon feature in Windows 7 x86 or x64, you must first configure it with your finger data. Click Add Another if you want to repeat the process with another finger, or close the program. Then I reboot to get the computer on the domain. Click on Manage Link and below screen will appear. Must buy you a beer some time.
Thanks a lot, I will post your link on my blog so people can solve this problem as I did! How to Enable or Disable Users to Sign in to Windows 10 using Biometrics Windows Hello biometrics lets you sign in to your devices, apps, online services, and networks using your , iris, or. We use profiling cookies of third parties to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. I've also seen a number of posts regarding earlier versions of Win10, and it seems incredibly frustrating that this seems to change with every new release. The only thing you need to have on your laptop is a fingerprint scanning biometric device. Have uninstalled and reinstalled same problem.
Anonymous Thanks Blogfeld up to a point. Next uninstall and then reinstall DigitalPersona Password Manager or your Fingerprint Reader software and register your Fingerprint afresh. Thank you again for your time! Create a Windows login password via User Accounts. I had decided some time ago to stop using the SimplePass software. You can see the article when it is finished under niggonet.
Next step I´m going to test different drivers. InstructionsFollow the steps below to install the Fingerprint Reader driver software on Windows 7 32-bit. Went back and read the intrsuctions properly, took my time and spotted my mistake! Click on any finger and swipe finger as per on screen instructions. Maybe something simple could be done to get the software to recognize the older hardware. It's great, but I can't use it because the web logon detecter doesn't work.