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Yoga 720 Fingerprint sensor stopped working

Q: Yoga 720 Fingerprint sensor stopped working

Two weeks ago I bought a Yoga 720 and it has worked fine (including the fingerprint scanner). Three days ago it just stopped working. Now the Windows Hello says that my device doesn't support that feature. In the device manager it indicates that the Windows can't load the driver (Code 31?). I have been trying to reload the drivers for the fingerprint scanner from Lenovo without success. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Preferred Solution: Yoga 720 Fingerprint sensor stopped working

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I've been using the new 6th gen X1 Carbon for about 2 months now. All of a sudden today, my fingerprint sensor does not work. When I turned on my laptop, I tried using the fingerprint sensor for log-in. The sensor won't even flash (orange for failed, white for success). Did anyone have this similar issue? How do I fix it?

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Lenovo yoga 900-13isk Bios c6cn39ww, I have been having trouble using the laptop, as soon as I move the screen it will go off, if I slowly move the screen back to a certain spot it will show again. it as if I just dim the screen, if I hook up an external monitor it works fine. what I've done so far, removed and reloaded the complete computer to factory, no help, I then removed the battery - reinstalled and again same problem., next I read the ribbon cable might be loose, I removed the back and moved the ribbon and did not get any flickers on the screen so My thoughts are the ribbon cable is good. I then re installed the lenova drivers and I'm having no luck repairing. I then ran the lenovo diagnostic, all passed until I got to Accelerometer interactive test it failed (9s)??? the error is unexpected values read from the sensor.and Gyrometer interactive test failed (39s)?? unexpected values read from the sensor.. I'm not sure what the 9s or the 39s stands for.also these test were run while the external monitor was connected in extended screen mode. nothing on the laptop monitor back light on just no desktop, the external monitor was perfect..Ideas appreciated. this laptop has been great its been used very little, basically just to read the paper in the morning, never droppedthank you

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I think you mistitled your post. 

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I woke up this morning, turned on the laptop, and completely out of the blue the fingerprint detection stopped working with the message "Sorry, something went wrong" (It had been working for months).  So I removed fingerprint detection in Windows setup so I could reset it, however it will not let me set up a new fingerprint.   Here is what happens when I try and reset it: 1) Click Setup.2) Click Get Started.3) Message comes up "Touch the fingerprint screen" (NOTE: The green LED illuminates).4) Place the finger on the screen and the following message immediately appears:     Sorry, something went wrong.  Close Windows Hello, and then try going through the setup again.5) So rebooted to make sure that was not the problem and tried again and it still does not work. What else I tried: 1) I uninstalled the Biometrics Driver and reinstalled it from the Lenovo site.....Same problem. My laptop = T470OS = Win 10 Pro 64 bit (Latest Updates from Microsoft)All Drivers = (Latest Updates from Lenovo)Biometric Device = Synaptics WBD(SGX enabled)    The device is working properly    Driver = 5.2.3515.26 (05-23-2017)

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Yesterday out of nowhere my fingerprint sensor just stopped working, doesn't turn on, doesn't show up in device manager, I have disconnected it reconnected it nothing... Lenovo Vantage no drivers... I need to know what is going on. Someone, please help.

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Something is weird with the fingerprint sensor. When it works, it works instantly and recognizes my fingerprint right away, no matter which part of the finger I use. The problem is that it's *constantly* forgetting my finger. It'll work fine, then I'll close my laptop and come back in a little bit and it doesn't work at all...fails three times and have to use my PIN. Once that happens it doesn't work again, at all, until I re-enroll my fingerprint at which time it works perfectly again for some time. I end up having to re-enroll once or twice a day. Lenovo Vantage pulled in a new version of the driver package today but it didn't help...the issue just happened again. Anyone know what the cause might be?

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I have two week old X1 Yoga (20FQ) and the fingerprint sensor seems to work very unstable. It worked fine for a while and and suddenly in Windows 10 login it didn't work at all. It seems to read multiple times as when I put my finger close to sensor it immediately gives "Too many failed attempts" message and asks to login with PIN-code. I removed the device and re-installed the latest drivers from Lenovo support page and it worked again for two days. And now again I cannot login using fingerprint sensor. As the issue was resolved for couple of days with reinstalling the device, it might not be a HW-issue. Is there any good diagnostic tools available or is there a place to change the sensitivity of the sensor? Many thanks in advance for all the help!

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I've been using Yoga 720 15 about a week and Synaptics fingerprint sensor worked well. Recently I tried to use it to log in, but there was no sign of Windows Hello working. I tried to look up in settings, but it says that Hello is not supporting on this device. Device manager, however, shows that sensor is fine, no exclamation points or something indicating a problem. I tried to update fingerprint driver, but no use Has anyone faced the same problem?

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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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Hi,Got a problem, after when I use sleep mode on my X1 Yoga I never can log in again with a fingerprint sensor. And it is not possible to put PIN or password. Only restart helps.Does anyone have this problem? Please advice how to get rid of this.. P.S. have fingerprint driver updated to last version. + tried to uninstall the driver so Lenovo got the previous one applied - doesn't work either.

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I've been having trouble with the fingerprint sensor on my Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga laptop (type 20FR) for the last week. It is now completely unresponsive after working just fine for months. In device manager it says "This device cannot start (Code 10)." I've tried disabling/enabling the device form device manager, uninstalling/re-installing the drivers, and wiping stored fingerprints from the BIOS settings. After wiping the fingerprints from BIOS settings and re-programming the fingerprint sensor from the Windows Hello settings menu, it worked for a day, but then the issue with the finger print sensor crashing returned. What do I do?

























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I have contacted with customer care many times....but no response was given . And I also visited service center chandigarh and they said that the scanner will be replaced and it'll take 4-5 days. But due to shortage of time i was not able to give them the laptop for repairing. This is in onsite warranty , so kindly replace this scanner  and do needful .
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A:Fingerprint sensor not working

I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post serial numbers and case details.If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, this post has instructions.

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I've been trying to figure out how to get my fingerprint sensor working but have run out of luck. I'm hoping for someone to go through it with me step by step.  Below is the problem I keep having. Everytime I swipe my finger to setup it up, it always say that.     The driver is also updated.  

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So I have an HP Envy 15 j111tx.I have Windows 10(64-bit) installed on my computer, I want to log on to my computer by using the fingerprint scanner, but it won't work. I will swipe my finger and it won't even light up. I don't know what to do and I dont want to do something to make it worse.  PLEASE HELP!!!!HP Envy user

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HI BRO...MY LAPTOP IS ... Laptop-hp dv6 2005ax ..IT HAS FINGER SENCOR BUT IT IS NOT WORKING..I REINSTALD IY ..THOUGH IT IS NOT WORKING PLS SUGGEST ME ANY IDEA IF U HAV...WAITING FOR A REPLY...

A:Fingerprint sensor not working on laptop

  
Quote: Originally Posted by manasthehunck


HI BRO...MY LAPTOP IS ... Laptop-hp dv6 2005ax ..IT HAS FINGER SENCOR BUT IT IS NOT WORKING..I REINSTALD IY ..THOUGH IT IS NOT WORKING PLS SUGGEST ME ANY IDEA IF U HAV...WAITING FOR A REPLY...


Hello Welcome to SF,

Go over here and download the drivers for it see whether it works HP Pavilion dv6-2005ax Entertainment Notebook PC

Hope this helps,
Captain

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Summary: Fingerprint Seonsor not starting. Troubleshoot says driver is alright Details: I received an alarm from Windows Defender saying there is a device driver issue with my laptop a couple of days back. (Image 1) in attachment. On checking the device manager it shows that the device could not start with an Error Code 10 (Image 2) and the driver is up-to-date (Image 3).  I contacted Lenovo Support and they simply gave me the link to the drivers again (kind of pointless when the drivers are already up-to-date) but it changed nothing. Windows Settings show that Windows Hello is not available for the device (probably because it can't detect a fingerprint sensor) at all (Image 4).  I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the device. Have tried disabling and enabling it. Drivers reinstalled. Nothing has worked so far.  Anyone else who faced such an issue and was able to resolve it? Please help.

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After upgrading my OS from Win7 to Win 10, Authentec Fingerprint sensor stopped working after few days. I tried Reinstalling the driver, but that doesn't work.  Is there an updated driver that would work?

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Hi,
 
I have a new T560 and have found that sometimes the fingerprint sensor stops working when the laptop awakes from sleep. The fingerprint sensor will work as expected once the laptop has been restarted.
 
Windows 10
Have run an update for latest drivers using Lenovo Companion.
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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Dear All, I am coming to you today as I already tried many (maybe all) of the suggested solutions posted on this forum.Unfortunately, I never managed to get a proper, working install. After updating to windows 10 (Auto update from windows - Online) the Validity Fingerprint Sensor (VFS451) just stopped working. When trying to uninstall VFS driver using device manager, the biometric will dissapear from the device list. After restarting, the biometric will show the Validity sensor as if nothing happened, same driver version (2.3.0.0) and same driver details???. Tried updating, manually uninstalling, third party drivers (Lenovo) etc... without success. I never got to the point where Windows Hello would show up and let me configure the sensor.Hope someone has a solution, at least to uninstall the driver as it seems to be the main problem. Many thanks in advance for your time and advice. Olivier











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A:Validity Fingerprint Sensor and windows 10: Not working

Olivier i see did not work Check your windows 10 Features for the Framework installation Update the Frameworks Install the HP ProtectTools Security Manager ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp63501-64000/sp63727.exe 

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Hi, I have a new T560 and have found that sometimes the fingerprint sensor stops working when the laptop awakes from sleep. The fingerprint sensor will work as expected once the laptop has been restarted. Windows 10Have run an update for latest drivers using Lenovo Companion.  

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Dear All, I am using HP Elitebook 8440P with Windows 10 Aniversary build 1607.But HP ProtectTools Security Manager not support for windows 10. so, Ive tried install the HP Client Security Manager but I get an error on Powershell near the end of installation, Error 1722.Have you any solutions for my problem? Many thanks in advance for your time and advice. Duy An  

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Hello to you all,

I have a superb enigm for you guys. If you are curious, here it is....

I just bougt a portege Toshiba Portege Z30t-A-126 PT24CE -01400HFR
Nice machine but SSD is too small so I changed the original 256 SSD to put a 512.

Reinstalled Win7 completely without any pb.

Just one pb actually : the fingerprint sofware is not working.
When I Iaunch it, it fails and says "impossible to connect with the sensor".

In french " reconnaissance d'empreinte
impossible de connecter le capteur"

But when I check the computor's peripheral manager it says that everything is up and running, the Validity Sensors (WBF) (PID=0010) works fine and the latest driver is installed.
(I downloaded the driver form the toshiba support website. The driver's name is fp-sw-20140115084521.zip)

So ?? What's going wrong ??

I spent hours to look on the web and tried everything I could. Reinstalled one thousand time the drivers, the software, tried other drivers... But there is no way I can fix this.
That is really annoying...

Can somebody help me please ? Do you have a genius Idea ? I'm stuck...

Thanx in advance. :-)

A:Re: Portege Z30: Fingerprint software not working, connection with sensor fails

Hi

This fingerprint issue has been already described in another thread.
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=81261

You should be able to solve the issue installing the chipset driver.
Another user said, that an installation of Proset Ethernet drivers/software was necessary to get the issue solved. But to be honest I don?t think that missing Proset Utility would cause the issue?

However, check it out.

Feedback would be appreciated

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Hi, I'm a happy owner of a Dell E5270 and on The base plate there's a fingerprint sensor. However, when I install the recommended drivers there are no biometric devices. What is visible (in device manager) is Dell Control Vault w/o fingerprint sensor. Is it possible that there is a sensor but that The system lacks the optional fingerprint unit inside the laptop housing? There are no exclamation Marks in the device manager.
Secondly I've found the Dell DW5811E 3P10Y wwan card for the dell e5270 at a bargain price but i would like to know where to finf the cables in the housing? .

Thx!

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I am using win 8.1 (fully updated) and used to have working fingerprint logon. Now it stopped working. Suddenly I can not use Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro (V 8.01.42(x64)) anymore. Whenever I try to start the application, it asks me for my Windows password, but then responds - "The device is not connected to the computer. Please insert the authentication device." OTH, in the device manager, under Biometric devices, I see Synaptics FP Sensors (WBF) (PID=0017) Also windows fingerprint sign-in option is greyed out. Any hints, what can I check?













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A:Fingerprint manager pro no longer recognizing fingerprint sensor (T440s)

Try this:
1.  reboot and then press F1 at "Lenovo" logo to enter BIOS setup
2.  Change to "Security" menu
3.  change to "Fingerprint" item
4.  Choose the option for "Reset Fingerprint Data" - what happens?
5.  Press F10 to save and exit
6.  Try to enroll fingers again - what happens?
 

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The fingerprint scan function stopped working yesterday for my computer. I googled for a solution and I found one I tried to follow it. One of the steps was to update the bios and I did and it worked for one hour or so and then stopped working again. I couldn't do the other steps at all since I don't have anything software called Lenovo fingerprint manager pro on my computer and I can't find it anywhere online for Windows 10 either. Does anyone else has the same problem as me? 

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So I have five options for a screen brightness: Darkest, Darker, Suggested, Brighter, Brightest. So the "Suggested" options, as it may seems, supposed to use the light sensor and adjust the screen brightness corespondedly but instead it has the fixed brightness level, right in the middle between Darker and Brighter. It can never be the "Darker" or the "Brightest" as you may expect, it has always fixed value.  So my question is: Are there a way to make the light sensor actualy do the usefull job?

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i am using a Toshiba Tecra running windows vista business with fingerprint sensor. now the finger print sensor has stopped working. the error message reads like this 'Fingerprint Server Process for Vista stopped working and was closed'. can someone help me out with the solution?
 

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Dear all, I've just received my P50 (20EQS00600, M1000M, i7-6700HQ, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD) about a week ago, and I quite like it. However, there is one thing that is driving me nuts: after I upgraded from Win 7 Pro 64 bit to Win 10 Pro, the fingerprint functionality stopped working. This issue seems to be related to the ones reported in these two threads for the P70 but at the same time appears sufficiently different to warrant a new post: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/P70-fingerprint-software-issue/m-p/22517...https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/Fingerprint-and-Sound-problems-P70/td-p/... So, here's what I did:1) I clean-installed Win 10 w/o retaining any data/settings from the previous Win 7 installation; I even reformatted the SSD.2) Upon initial installation I was asked by Windows Hello to enroll fingerprints which I did.3) Fingerprint worked on the first login but then magically vanished. Windows Hello is no longer showing up as a login option in the Win control panel.4) I discovered in Device Manager that the Synaptics WBDI reports the following problem: 'This device cannot start. (Code 10)'.5) Repeated uninstall and reinstall of the drivers are to no avail. I tried both having Win look up a driver and manual installation of the drivers I downloaded from the Lenovo page.6) When I uninstalled the drivers and then wiped the stored fingerprints in BIOS, I was again able to enroll fingerprints with Windows... Read more

A:P50 Win 10 Pro -- Fingerprint stopped working

Same problem on my W550s under essentially the same circumstances.  Unfortunately Lenovo is taking the tack that FP problems on new machines are the fault of the software not the hardware so they will not warranty the bad FP sensor. I had 3 FP sensors in my W520 over the 3 years of its warranty as they are far from foolproof devices.  But now that Win 10 has taken over the software side of the usage, Lenovo has apparently decided they will save some service calls by not warranting the FP sensor and blaming the problem on software which they don't warranty. Good luck.  If you do find a solution, I will be listening closely.  



PerryW550s I5 QHCD, W520, I7 2720QM, M4 512 GB SSD OS/Program Disk, C300 256 GB Data Disk in Ultrabay Caddy; X220, I7 2620, Samsung 256 GB SSD, Intel 310 mSata Drv, T61, ancient but working, Asus MoBo, I7 2600k overclocked

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My fingerprint reader has stopped working again. It started working after the last Windows 10 update, but after some time it just stopped working. I got a message saying to "swipe my finger slowly". Other times it said to "swipe finger more to the left" But no matter how many times I tried the reader just did not recognized my fingerprint. Now the reader's light is not even visible when I swipe my finger. I have not updated Windows again since I'm waiting for the latest update of Windows Creator to be available for my laptop.  All the other available updates for my laptop were supposedly installed on 4-17-17 Any help? Thank you.       

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The fingerprint reader on my T470 has been a little glitchy since I bought it - occasionally doesn't work, but usually resolves if I restart it. Just performed some sort of update, though, and since then the fingerprint reader hasn't worked at all.  I had to go back and figure out what my password was, which took a while since I've never used it before.Any ideas? I am not a computer person, so if I can't fix this really easily I'm going to have to get it repaired (it's still under warranty).

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I tried doing a search but came up with nothing. The fingerprint scanner on my P50 just stopped working last week. No changes were made by me. In device manager there is an exclamation under Biometric devices/Synaptics WBDI. I tried disabling/reenabling and also tried uninstalling that and re-installing the Synaptics drivers from the support page but nothing is helping. I'm working on a project right now so don't have the time to do a Windows 10 re-install or contact support and inevitably ship this computer in for repair....so I thought I'd ask and see if anyone was experiencing this lately and if there was a simple fix (assuming the hardware just didn't fail suddenly). Thanks

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since this week's windows update, fingerprint stopped working. uninstalled and installed the latest driver from lenovo support, no luck device status shows :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. this usally means incorrect driver, but updated to the latest available 5.2.3531.26having no luckany suggestions? is it a known thing ?

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Hope someone can help me with this, Windows update offer me newer driver for my fingerprint reader AuthenTec AES2501A and after that update reader simply stopped working. If I try to enroll fingerprints it sais Windows did not find any biometric devices, also it says same at logon screen and I always need type password which is annoying. There are no 7 drivers for my laptop model, only Vista. I upgraded from Vista to 7, driver was installed under Vista and it did always work with 7 with no problem, stupid me I went and updated it I removed driver and now when I do new hardware scan Windows can not find driver for my device or if I tell it look online, it will install same driver that does not work. Vista driver comes with ThinkVantage security solutions and the installer simply will not run under 7 (operating system not supported error). What to do? Is there any way to make installer not check my system? Or how I get driver out from exe file? I don't want install Vista and then 7 again and all the programs, I will spend all day on it

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Hope someone can help me with this, Windows update offer me newer driver for my fingerprint reader AuthenTec AES2501A and after that update reader simply stopped working. If I try to enroll fingerprints it sais Windows did not find any biometric devices, also it says same at logon screen and I always need type password which is annoying. There are no 7 drivers for my laptop model, only Vista. I upgraded from Vista to 7, driver was installed under Vista and it did always work with 7 with no problem, stupid me I went and updated it I removed driver and now when I do new hardware scan Windows can not find driver for my device or if I tell it look online, it will install same driver that does not work. Vista driver comes with ThinkVantage security solutions and the installer simply will not run under 7 (operating system not supported error). What to do? Is there any way to make installer not check my system? Or how I get driver out from exe file? I don't want install Vista and then 7 again and all the programs, I will spend all day on it



You can use the vista driver if you install it in compatibility mode. to do this right click the installer>properties>compatibility mode>check vista. then install

Ken

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This problem has been reported several times before, but no answer whatsoever  The fingerprint reader stopped working, apparently after a windows update upgrade I have tried EVERYTHING there is, from uninstalling and deleting the driver files then reinstalling, downgrading the drivers, rebooting, upgrading, updating chipset, video card and display drivers, updated BIOS, etc. etc. etc. and the best thing that can happen is for it to work a couple of times and stop working again... it is a less-than-a-month-old computer and it seems  MANY users are having this problem....I already ran Lenovo Diagnostics tool, Lenovo system update tool, Microsoft's windows update and have latest definitioins for everything, Microsoft trouble shooter recognizes the problem but can't fix it. the only thing I haven't tried is downgrading my windows 10 to a previous version... computer: Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 Model 81C9Processor Intel Core 17-8550U @ 1.80GHzOperating system: Windows 10 Home 64-bit  Ver. 1803 Synaptics WBDI driver version: 5.5.2613.1050 Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 ver. 23.20.16.4973 BIOS version 4QCN43WW(V2.07) Thanks for any help I can get to solve this annoying situation

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My fingerprint reader randomly stopped working a few days ago. I first noticed it when trying to log on to my computer because the reader doesn't respond at all and now it doesn't even give me the fingerprint reader option when it comes to the welcome screen.

Thanks in advance for this help, please let me know anything you need informationwise.
 

A:Fingerprint Reader Stopped Working

The only thing i can think of is uninstall then reinstall the driver for it and see if it works again. i have two ibm thinkpad laptops with that feature and i dont even use them because to me personally they are a nuisance and after one went haywire and locked me out of the computer i said i dont need this headache anymore.i had to take the hard drive out remove the driver for that and reinstall the hard drive. no more problems after that.
 

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The fingerprint reader on my W541 laptop stopped working.  It's been working for more than a year, and worked last week.  Now it's not working - not illuminated & doesn't read my fingerprint.  Going into 'Settings' (Windows 10), 'Accounts', & 'Sign-In Options', it says "Windows Hello is not available on this device".I believe 'Windows Hello' is the software that runs the fingerpront reader.Any ideas of what to look for to get this working again? I have not loaded any new software since last week (when the fingerprint reader was working).The last system update installed was:"Intel Corporation - Bluetooth - 11/14/2016 12:00:00 AM - 19.30.1646.853" - installed on 2/1/17 (4 days ago).The fingerprint reader worked OK after that update.  

A:Fingerprint Reader stopped working

First, look in the device manager and see what it says under Biometric Devices

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Hi, my fingerprint reader is not working after some time without restart. After restart I can use it without any problem for some time, when the computer wakes up. But suddenly when I want to sign in after wake up the reader is not working. The led is not blinking and it doesnt react for my touch. I have to sign in with password. Then I have to restart Windows 10 and it start working for some time again. Thx for help. 

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So lenovo replaced my motherboard because of a defect HDMI port. The HDMI works, but now my fingerprint reader isnt 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. Noe effect... Help?

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I recently updated Windows 10 Pro x64 on my Envy 14 to the new Creator Update from Microsoft and now Windows does not recognize the fingerprint reader. HP Simple Pass recognizes it when I manually open the app but will not recognize any fingerprint. I updated the driver manually through device manager to no avail and HP Update Assistant says there are no updates for my computer. Help please.

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After a Windows update, I can no longer use my finger print to sign in! It says "Your credentials could not be verified" after the fingerprint reader goes green and says "Hello <my name>" This is windows Hello with Microsoft live. If I try another (wrong) finger, the reader LED will go orange and will not even say "Hello" so I know the reader is working... but something broke after an update. I tried changing the group policy settings to allow biometric sign in, but I still get the error... Please advise, this is annoying!!

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Gents,I have tried everything, unfortunately I have failedAlways received error code E7210005 for the sensor device cannot be foundI have ThinkPad T430s, product # 2355DA4 ? BIOS # G7ETB2WW (2.72 )I have read all the massage written hear before in this regard and tried all the solutions as far as I rememberI need someone from Lenovo to guide me how I can solve this issueThank you in advance for your support..

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im using a toshiba satellite p300 laptop with a authentec aes1610 fingerprint reader

when i updated to windows 7 it worked fine and i could log onto windows using my fingerprint, then i installed all the toshiba drivers to get my webcam and bluetooth working. when i did that it installed the toshiba finger print logon software and after removeing the toshiba fingerprint software i can no longer see the finger print logon option (the standard windows one) at the logon screen. i have checked the biometric settings and it is all turned on.

how do i get the standard fingerprint logon back?

A:standard windows fingerprint logon stopped working

Try device manager, personal identification devices, right click on the fingerprint reader and rollback driver.

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Latitude E6230 fingerprint reader stops working after Windows 10 upgrade. Reader is recognized in Win7 but not in Win10. Reinstall OS several times, same results. Applied Dell security driver P5T4G but same result. Device status: This device cannot start (code 10) Current device power state cannot support this request. USB\VID_0A5C&PID_5801&MI_03

A:E6230 fingerprint reader stopped working in Windows 10

I am having the same issue on my latitude E6430

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I am running Windows 8.1 that is up to date with maintenance, etc. Windows fingerprint login was working fine until a few days ago when it stopped working. I have done extensive research online to no avail. I have restored my system to a point in time (3/15/2015 via a system image restore) when fingerprint login was working and still have the problem. My system is

Product name:HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook PC
Product number:E1P13AV
Serial number:5CG3487Y00
BIOS (Configuration):F.65-11/20/2014 (097F110000405E00000620000)
Keyboard revision:KBC Version 93.52
Total memory:8.00 GB
Processor name:Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz

Can someone please help get this thing going again? I'm completely out of guesses!

Thanks ...

A:[SOLVED] Windows Fingerprint Login Has Stopped Working

Check HP Support for updated fingerprint software -

HP ENVY TouchSmart 17t-j000 Select Edition CTO Notebook PC Drivers & Downloads | HP? Support

(Not sure if the above link is for your exact model or not)

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I upgraded to Win10 last year. The fingerprint reader has been working fine since then. Recently it stopped. Device Manager says the device is working properly. SimplePass doesn'r report an issue. I'm still prompted for my fingerprint when logging into web sites. But the reader doesn't appear to be on. The light doesn't flash and my fingerprint isn't read. Device Manager lists the driver as: 1/7/20124.3.301.0 My SimplePass is: 6.0.100.276

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Hi,I am suspecting a hardware failure, but wanted to check the forums first anyway.I have an X230 Tablet running Windows 8.1 Update. Fingerprint software 6.0. Was working fine (i.e. swipe to power on and log on to Windows and the Lenovo Password Mgr) until this morning. No more green light on the sensor, no function. Windows says that the fingerprint sensor is not available.It was still showing up in Device Manager, I uninstalled it as part of some troubleshooting and it's not being detected anymore now.Any ideas other than hardware?Thanks,SA.

A:X230 Tablet fingerprint reader stopped working

It sounds like hardware failure but try one more thing:
 
Reboot into BIOS setup (by pressing F1 at the ThinkPad logo screen).
Go to the security -> fingerprint menu.
There's an option about clearing the fingerprint sensor storage (or something like that).
What happens?
 
 

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