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Lenovo Yoga 720 15 - Fingerprint reader issue - WBDI synaptics driver - Windows Hello

Q: Lenovo Yoga 720 15 - Fingerprint reader issue - WBDI synaptics driver - Windows Hello

Hi, I have the Lenovo Yoga 720 15 IKB 80X7 (4K display), since many days ago, I'm currently posting this on 7-20-2017, the fingerprint of my laptop stopped working so now In the windows hello sign in menu it shows a message in which it says "Windows Hello is not available on this device", the fingerprint option doesn't appear there anymore.When I check the issue on the "update device drivers menu" an exclamation mark appears next to the synaptics drivers WBDI, in the section of biometric devices. When I click on it to see more information it appears this message: "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31){Operation Failed}The requested operation was unsuccessful." I show you in the picture the information I get in the driver tab. I do not have the option to roll back the driver so I can't make it work again. I checked and it is the last driver available so far but it doesn't work. By the way I have the same exclamation mark and the same message of error in the driver "system interface foundation driver", code 31..., is there any link with it?I've already re installed windows twice through the option "reset this pc" from the configuration menu, one without deleting my files and the other removing all, but I still had the same issue with the fingerprint reader since the beginning of the new start, it didn't work. Does anybody have the same issue and a solution?Thanks in advance


























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So lenovo replaced my motherboard because of a defect HDMI port. The HDMI works, but now my fingerprint reader isn't responding. When trying to add or remove fingerprints in win10 settings... nothing happens. In form of no windows or program starts. No error in device manager, and Synaptics WBDI (SGX enabled) has no errors. Fingerprint reader is enabled in bios. Tried uninstalling and reinstalling drivers. No effect... Help?













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A:X1 Yoga fingerprint reader (Synaptics WBDI) stopped working after repair / motherboard replacement

Okey!  Few rounds around the Internet got me absolutely nowhere. Lenovo said that it was a known problem and the only way to fix it is to do a factory reset.... BULLS** is my response to that. Anything software related can be fixed without nuking your system. So i refused to give up and with a bit of trial and error i found a way. You have to tie your Microsoft account to a pin AGAIN! Even if you already had one. I guess the account is tied to your hardware somehow. Here are simple steps to fix it:  1. Make shure to Activate and Resett fingerprint reader in the BIOS Reboot and enter the BIOS (f1 during boot) Go to Security > fingerprint Make sure Predesktop Authentication is [Enabled]And to to "Reset Fingerprint Data" and press [Enter] to reset Save and exit   2. Make shure drivers are up to date and working Run Lenovo Vantage (windows store) to make sure your running the latest drivers for everything including the fingerprint reader. You can also download the drivers directly form Lenovos product support page, but Vantage actually works (so Kudos to Lenovo for that one). After that check you device manager if the driver is running currently. Like this: (Start menu > type "device manager")Like this... You don't want the yellow triangle warning or (SGX disabled)If you got a yellow triangle or (SGX disabled).. Then uninstall the ... Read more

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X1 Carbon 5th Generation - 20HR series, Windows 10 ProWindows version now 10.0.17134BIOS date 3/2/18 After the automatic Win 10 April 2018 (ver 1803) update, my fingerprint reader stopped working. Had no issues prior. I have tried all suggested fixes, but no luck. - Checked enabled in BIOS - ok - Deleted driver, searched for and added driver in Device Manager - didn't work - Deleted and re-installed fingerpirnt driver from Lenovo support website - didn't work - Ran driver update tool from Lenovo support site (Lenovo service bridge) Synaptics WBDI(SGX enabled) driver status still says - "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)" Windows Hello used to work fine - now says "Windows Hello isn't available on this device.

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No fingerprint reader after updates. Biomettrics Device - Synaptics WBDI SGX shows as broken in Device Manager - "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)". I've uinstalled/reinstalled/updated about 20 times - no luck.  The issue ppears to have been triggered by the most recent "Bison" camera update. Any help appreciated, this 920 has been a bit of a challenge! 

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No fingerprint reader after Synaptics Metallica MOC Touch Fingerprint  Driver - 10 [64] - V.11.8.50.3460 update.Device Manager - Biomettric Devices - Synaptics WBDI(SGX disabled) shows as broken - "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)". Now I can't  login with my finger!Looks like some problems with update. Please fix it!

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A couple of days back, after a windows update, the fingerprint scanner on my Thinkpad X270 has stopped working.  Initially, in Device Manager, it displayed the following:  "This device cannot start (Code 10)" But after I tried to update the drivers, it now displays: "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31){Operation Failed}The requested operation was unsuccessful." Any ideas what I can do to fix it? It's as if it just suddenly stopped working overnight.

A:Thinkpad X270 - Synaptics WBDI Fingerprint Scanner Stopped Working

Did you see the below thread? https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T570-Fingerprint-stopped-to-work-after-d...  





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Hi, I've had my yoga 520 for roughly 6 mo, everything's fine except for the fingerprint sensor driver (Synaptics WBDI under Biometric devices). It fails with the message "This device cannot start (Code 10)"This has happened before, but it happened right after a particular windows update, so when I uninstalled it, it started working again. Now I have no idea how to fix it.Thanks.

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Hi, I've had my yoga 520 for roughly 6 mo, everything's fine except for the fingerprint sensor driver (Synaptics WBDI under Biometric devices). It fails with the message "This device cannot start (Code 10)"This has happened before, but it happened right after a particular windows update, so when I uninstalled it, it started working again. Now I have no idea how to fix it.Thanks.

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Windows 10 Hello is not recognizing the fingerprint reader.  When I look deeper I find the following error in the device manager. This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31){Operation Failed}The requested operation was unsuccessful. I have checked and the driver is the latest.  I have updated the BIOS and chipset.  I'm not sure where else to look.

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After upgrading Windows 10 to the April 2018 Update (Windows version 1803), Windows Hello is no longer available on my Lenovo X1 Carbon 5th Generation ultrabook, and drivers for the Synaptics WBD (SGX enabled) biometric fingerprint reader show as failing to load in Device Manager.  This is despite registry settings, group policies, and a PIN being set up to enable biometric scanning (the fingerprint scanner worked previously). Is anyone able to assist to enable the Windows Hello fingerprint scanner under Windows 10 version 1803? Thank you.  

A:Windows 10 April 2018 Update (1803): Windows Hello / Synaptics WBD (SGX enabled) Fingerprint Reader

And you have the lastet 5.2.3531.26 version of the Synaptics driver released on May 3, 2018 already installed?

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The touchpad of my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro is not working with Windows 8.1 or the newly installed Windows 10. It is neither recognised in the Device Manager, nor the Synaptics TouchPad Driver is listed among the installed programs in the Control Panel. Moreover, when I try to install the latest verion of this driver obtained from the Lenovo website, I am warned that "A previous version of the Synaptics TouchPad Driver is installed.", and that I should remove it first before continuing. If I try to install this version anyway, the installation is apparently successful, but I still cannot use the touchpad (nor the driver seems to be installed anywhere). What should I do to solve this annoying issue? Many thanks for your attention.

A:Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro and Synaptics TouchPad Driver

 Are there files in the "C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP" folder? i had an issue where I couldn't uninstall the synaptics driver via settings and had to do it manually from an administrator command line. I used the following command: rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynISDLL.dll",standAloneUninstall Once you have it uninstalled does windows update try to install a driver on its own?

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FYI for anyone, used the last driver for Win 8.1 64 bit so that it would work on my Win 10 64 bit.    

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Hi, i bought a yoga X1 (20FR) and i can't use the fingerprint reader....I've downloaded the latest driver on lenovo's website and still, it doesn't work.I understood that on windows 10 it's windows hello which is supposed to set the biometric devices? I don't know what to do because when i go in Windows hello, it shows "windows hello isn't available for this device". Can anyone help me please?

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Yay, another major windows update... another round of driver problems! Fun! After yesterday's big Windows update (Windows 10 version 1803, aka the Spring 2018 feature update) the Synaptics fingerprint reader doesn't work. Uninstalling and re-intalling the driver didn't fix anything. Device manager says:This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31){Operation Failed}The requested operation was unsuccessful. Has anyone found a work around? Thank you. setup:YOGA 720-15IKB Signature EditionWindows 10 1803 (OS Build 17134.1)newest fingerprint reader drivers straight from the website   

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Hello. I have Lenovo ideapad520-15IKB 80YL with WIN 10. Some time ago my fingerprint reader has stoped working. I reinstalled the driver and that solved my problem for couple of days. Now I have the same problem but driver reinstalling does not solve the problem anymore. All my drivers are up to date. I cant find solution for my notebook problem in the forum. My notebook is under warranty and I would appreciate help from Lenovo.

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 I can't seem to update my touchpad driver. I downloaded  and ran this version. 19_0_17_57_WHQL4/21/2016 But when I check to see if it installed, the driver installed is still the driver from 19_0_17_57 from Jan 6,2016 Help... Thanks,   

A:Yoga 900 Synaptics Touchpad Driver for Windows 10 ...

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My xiaomi 150USD phone recognizes my fingerprint in nanoseconds.... and the X1 yoga  (a 3000USD laptop with much more powerfull processor) is sooooooo bad...... 2-3 seconds, a lot of errors.... a bit disappointing...

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Fingerprint scanner is not working after windows update - Lenovo X1 Yoga.In device manager I can see that there is corrupt type symbol for Biometric Devices -> Synaptic WBDI(SGX Enabled) I tried updating all the drivers, also uninstallated and reinstalled this particular driver but no luck.Please help. Thanks.

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Hello Community,I just installed this driver this morning :Driver installation doneBut since then my finger print is not working, i noticed in the windows control panel that there was a little warning sign next to it.I uninstalled it and re-downloaded the latest version on the Lenovo support page, but it does not seems to change anything...Here is the windows control panel and the Windows Hello (also unvailable).Thanks for the help!





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Is it possible to use the X1-Yoga fingerprint reader (that works for system logins through Windows Hello) to authenticate on websites?  If it will not work natively, is there some other program that will do this? The following link seems to indicate that it IS supported...but not on Windows 10. https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht037692 Thanks.

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So, I've gone through this cycle several (too many) times over the month of owning this laptop. I'll save several fingerprint profiles (the first 2 fingers on each hand). But whenever I try to log in and happen to "misfire" with my finger and get the alternative login prompt, I find that I can no longer use that particular finger any longer in futire attempts, as if it's chosen to "forget" that profile. But I can use any of the other fingers I've saved just fine. Problem only seems to be corrected by resaving the "forgotten" finger as a new profile again. I honestly may be assuming incorrectly that this is initiated by a "misfire" (and by that I mean not landing my finger precisely on the sensor, picking up too fast, whatever). It might be that the attempt didn't cause the profile to be lost, but that it was lost for some other reason and the attempt was just the first failed attempt. All I know is that it happens.

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Just bought a 2018 Yoga 920 and the fingerprint scanner is not being detected in Windows Hello or the device manager. YES, I have it completely updated from both the Windows Update screen as well as the Lenovo Vantage App. I went to Lenovo's website and downloaded/installed the proper driver and that did not help either. I have tried everything. I can't even find it or any "synaptics" related devices in my device manager. Somebody please help, it is so primal to have to type in a password; I'm in the stone age, neanderthalic, just discovered fire, have yet to invent the wheel - "ME NEED FINGERPRINT SCANNER". Thanks for your time ladies and gentlemen!

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Hi all!On my 3rd gen X1 Yoga, the fingerprint sensor correctly recognizes my finger in only maybe one of three attempts and it's incredibly annoying to press my finger on the sensor three times only for Windows to tell me "Your PIN is required to sign in". I'm running the latest version of Windows 10, I've updated all the drivers and I've tried re-learning my fingerprint in Windows Hello.It is different from the problem described in this thread: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Yoga-3rd-Gen-Fingerprint-Sensor-Forgets-En... The laptop doesn't actually forget my finger. After trying several times it will actually work again, it is just extremely unreliable.Up until now, I just assumed Lenovo is using cheap and crappy components. However, I'm using a P51 at work and the fingerprint sensor actually works fine >95% of the time, so I was wondering if this is an issue specific to my X1 Yoga and if I should return it. Does anyone else share the same problem?

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KOREAN START ?????. ?? ??????? ??? ???? ????.?? (18? 5?) ???10 Update ?? ?? ???? ??? ??? ???????? ?? ??? ???????. (T470 Windows 10, 64Bit User) ??? ??? ?? ??? ???? ? ??? PIN ?? ? ???? ?? ????? ??? ???????. (????? ??) ??? ??? ?? ?? ?? ?????. ??) ??? ?? > ?? > ??? ?? > PIN ?? ? ? ?? > ?? ??? ?? ??? ???? ????? ?? ???? ??? ?? ???. KOREAN END ENGLISH START Hi. I'm Korean. So My English is very limited.After recent windows Update (last someday of may, 2018) my computer'sfinger print did not work. (I'm T470 user. Windows 10, 64Bit) The reason is below. (It is not accurate reason...) If PIN character before and after Win-update is not same, then finger printer's driver does not work.So I could not use finger print log in option. So after doing below, I solved the problem. Go to Windows Settings > Account > Log in Option > PIN delete & Re-Setting > finger print setting I'm not computer expert. But I solved the problem. Try it.Thank You. ENGLISH END 

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Hello Lenovo team, I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 370 (20JH0023US) less than a year old, since we set it up out of the box, we have been unable to get the fingerprint reader to function. In Device Manager, it shows the device cannot start (Code 10). We have uninstalled, reinstalled with the latest drivers, performed a BIOS update. When we try to clear the Fingerprint data in the BIOS, it sits as "Resetting Fingerprint Data" and gets no further. We have also replaced the Fingerprint reader itself (under warranty) on the keyboard bezel and it is still not working. Can anyone assist in helping us get this working? Is it possible it's a bad factory image of Windows and maybe we should do a reset? Thanks in advance!

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This is the second major problem with my X1 Yoga. Not only does the touchscreen driver crash "all the time" but the fingerprint reader does not operate about 30% of the time. Not sure what the cause/effect is because it's not consistent. For instance the light above it sometimes comes on and you can unlock the device. Other times it doesn't and it either works or doesn't. So the light is not consistent with it being ready to unlock. Other times perhaps from sleep or screensaver having locked the machine the only way in is via the password.  As suggested by Leonvo support I installed the latest drivers. But it's made zero difference.http://support.lenovo.com/gb/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/ThinkPad-X-Series-laptops/ThinkPad-X1-...

A:X1 Yoga Fingerprint reader random behaviour

I have a similar problem, but for me the behaviour is more consistent: After a reboot everything works fine but after sleep the LED isn't on and login doesn't work.Pretty embarrasing

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Please refer to how to set up a fingerprint reader under Linux (Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS).Fingerprint recognition software does not find a finger reader.

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Hi everyone,
Windows 10 updated itself to the Creators Update this week and I notice that my Fingerprint Senor will not work after sleep mode.
When I check the Device Manager it disappeared from device manager and if I choose the show hidden device it says the Synaptics VFS7552 Touch Fingerprint Sensor is disconnected.

I have updated the latest driver from Dell webpage and problem is persists. The only way to "fix" it is to reboot the Laptop and the Fingerprint Sensor will work but when it goes to sleep it will disconnect itself again.

Do anyone know how to fix this issue?
Thanks.

Regards,
Derek Tang

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I have this machine dual-booting Windows 10 Enterprise and Home. I set up fingerprints on both operating systems, and they both lose my FP's after reboot. The Win10 Ent OS is bitlocked, if that matters. It acts like it isn't even looking at fingerprints when I try to log in. Like, it doesn't say "Fingerprint not recognized" or anything. I log in with PIN then add a FP, then lock Windows and try to log in with new FP and it works. If I try to log in with an existing FP of another finger, it says not recognized, so it's acting like I have no fingerprints added every time I reboot. Not sure if this has something to do with dual-booting and one OS being bitlocked, but that's the only idea I have so far. The FP reader worked fine when only Win10 Home was installed. I have the latest driver installed.

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I am using a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 1370 running Windows 10. The touchscreen never fails to work but the touchpad however causes a lot of problems. It will randomly stop working when I am using it, often when opening my laptop or when right clicking, but often without any apparent cause as well. One temporary method I have found that somtimes fixes the issue is to go into the HIDs in Device Manager and disable/re-enable the 9CE1 I2C HID Device. Sometimes this option will have a yellow triangle indicating that the device will not start and display this message in the driver properties:
 
This device cannot start. (Code 10)
A request for the HID descriptor failed.
 
Other times however there is no acknowledgement of driver issues and attempting to enable the devie will cause the device manager to not respond, restarting my PC in recovery mode after a "DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE" message and wiping my recent files. I have tried everything from uninstalling/reinstalling the driver, updating the BIOS and disabling the driver to boot in safe mode. When updating the driver software through the device manager, it says the latest version is installed: The driver version is 10.0.10586.0, it says it is from 2006-06-21.
 
Has anyone else had this issue before with their Yoga? Anyone know a solution?
 
Any help would be appreciated, Thanks.
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

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Im having a problem with my fingerprint reader on my X! Yoga. Is running a synaptics WBDI device, and i've tried the solution with no luck in the post here: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/P50-Win-10-Pro-Fingerprint-stopped-worki... In devce manager the log says: This device cannot start. (Code 10) In my Event log it says:The Windows Biometric Service failed to start its secure component.The operation failed with error: 0x80070032. Any ideas?

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I have a Lenovo Yoga 720 15" and I'm having issues when connecting my Akitio Thunder3 Quad Thunderbolt 3 4-Bay HDD storage enclosure. I have updated all the drivers for my laptop, Windows 10, and the enclosure, but I'm still having issues. Whenever I connect the Thunder3 all four drives in the enclosure register fine, but then my laptop's touchscreen and fingerprint reader stop working. Restarting while the enclosure is plugged in does not solve the situation. I can get the touchscreen and fingerprint reader to start working again if I power down the computer with the enclosure plugged in, then unplug it, turn on the computer, and then restart the computer again. The minute I plug the enclosure back in, the touchscreen and fingerprint reader stop working. I also cannot plug and unplug the enclosure without restarting Windows. Basically, if I have the enclosure connected (registered properly), then safetly eject it, I cannot get the drives to register if I reconnect the enclosure. The thunderbolt interface registers the enclosure itself, just not the drives. If I restart Windows, then I can reconnec the enclosure and get the drives working properly. Anyone else having this issue? I'm guessing it's a driver issue, but doesn't seem to be any other threads out there about the same issue. I've spoken with Akitio but they said it must be my laptop drivers.

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I have this machine dual-booting Windows 10 Enterprise and Home. I set up fingerprints on both operating systems, and they both lose my FP's after rebooting into the other OS. The Win10 Ent OS is bitlocked, if that matters, while the Home isn't. It acts like it isn't even looking at fingerprints when I try to log in. Like, it doesn't say "Fingerprint not recognized" or anything. I log in with PIN then add a FP, then lock Windows and try to log in with new FP and it works. If I try to log in with an existing FP of another finger, it says not recognized, so it's acting like I have no fingerprints added every time I reboot. Not sure if this has something to do with dual-booting and one OS being bitlocked, but that's the only idea I have so far. The FP reader worked fine when only Win10 Home was installed. I have the latest driver installed. Rebooting into the same OS does NOT result in losing the FP's, only when switching between the two operating systems.

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The fingerprint sensor doesn't work. I tried installing the drivers for it, but then, I try to enroll my fingerprint, and, well, let the pictures do the talking. The sensor doesn't even show up in Device Manager. Any help would be nice.Error

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Hello, i own a HP Pavilion dv7-4015sl, win 7 home 64 bit.I made a clean install of windows 7 and put all the drivers from this page http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...t&cc=it&dlc=it&sw_lang=&product=4199768#N1679
, but something is not there, like the fingerprint driver.there is one unknown device, which tellsort_#0003.Hub_#0004

USB\VID_138A&PID_0005&REV_0<90

USB\VID_138A&PID_0005

PCIROOT(0)#PCI(1D00)#USBROOT(0)#USB(1)#USB(3)

USB\VID_138A&PID_0005\33109E526700
.What can i do? i need the fingerprin protection...
I have the recovery dvd and the .wim image file of the recovery partition, could i recover the drivers from there?PLEASE help

edit: it is the DigitalPersona fingerprint device, for sure, but i don't know where to find drivers.
 

A:Fingerprint reader driver HELP

Try this ---> fingerprint and Windows 7
 

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i had tried lot of drivers by downloading from the internet.but nothing happened.please help me .how can i set up the fingerprint reader?The reader still not set uped,help me soon

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Fingerprint login option is not available on window login page. Over the year I own this T470, the problem happened occasionally and went away by itself except for this time. Look through the forum but no solution. Does anyone have any idea how to fix it? Disappointed at this machine, so many issues, not as reliable as Lenovo marketed.

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Hey guys and gals, The sensor had been hit or miss from day one, when it worked it would sometimes take 3 presses before registering correctly. I've been using these kinds of sensors for years on my phones so I was suprised at how much effort it took to get it to work. It often wasn't avaliable to me when the laptop came out of sleep mode, or if the screen had been locked.  One day last month it stopped working completely. It isn't being detected at all in the device manager, unless it's under a differnt name now. I tried restoring from factory and seeing if I could get it back. After running all the Windows, driver, and firmware updates, it's still not present in the device manager. I went in the BIOS and checked to see that the fingerprint sensor was enabled. It was, and then I tried to delete any fingerprint data, but there wasn't any. So I'm wondering, has anyone else has had a similar issue and if there's a way I can fix this without having to RMA my otherwise kickass laptop?  Maybe the senseor is loose? Should I open her up and make sure everything's tight? I haven't unbuckled any of her fasteners yet, but if it could save me a month of being computerless while she's in the shop, I'll gladly try it.   Cheers

A:Thinkpad X1 Yoga Gen 3 Biometric sesnsor (fingerprint reader) missing from device manager

Mine always works.  I haven't seen this issue.  Look in the event viewer and see if there is a message

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