If you have this version of driver already , and it’s not working, then my next suggestion is to clear the fingerprint data in BIOS: Change to the Security page, and then select the Fingerprint item 4. It is not an 18 step process, it takes only 3 steps. I’ll give it a shot and report back. Any idea if it’s possible? Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list.

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XP Drivers for IBM ThinkPad x41

Coprocssor specific ThinkPad T43 being reviewed here has the following specs:. I think the software update essentially did the same thing – the device was reinitialized and started working. Going to User Accounts in the control panel and asking to manage fingerprints from there brings up a dialogue box saying that there’s either no reader installed or another program has control of it. I have uninstalled Lenovo Fingerprint Pro Manager thinopad following the step as adviced by this article 2.

The fingerprint software is no longer needed, and should be uninstalled prior to upgrading to Windows This introductory course to Windows 7 environment will teach you thinkpad t42 biometric coprocessor working with the Windows thinkpad t42 biometric coprocessor system. But I remember reading some blurb about diets and moderation where the author stated that every now and then a slice of Black Forest cake can be the staff of life.

Ran Norton Removal Tool on Win7 before upgrade to Win10 – Interestingly Norton Removal Tool knocked out the fingerprint reader driver under Win7 so used Control Panel Device Manager to uninstall driver which prompted an automatic reinstall of the driver a further reboot and Win7 fingerprint power on and log in was back to normal – had NOT yet uninstalled Lenovo fingerprint software at that point – am pretty sure NRT knocked out the fingerprint reader once before on Win7 a couple of years ago.


I tend to think fingerprint alone is more of a deterrent than a reliable security solution.

biometric coprocessor driver & unknown drivers needed! – Thinkpads Forum

Thanks someotherguy but I am on Windows 10 now. Try these on for size: Absolutely could not get power on by fingerprint working yesterday using the earlier info in this post – still not working this morning – deleted Norton directories and files to stop the already removed Norton nagging to reinstall and switched off – tried my fingerprint again to power on and it suddenly worked for the first time ever meaning Power On and then Win10 logon with just one swipe of the finger!

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Follow the on-screen prompts to create your PIN. Also I have no idea what you are trying to do in your screenshot. I haven’t personally tried it. Yes, my son s have Thinkpads, a T43 and a R50P. Clicking the later does nothing and only the pin gets me in now. Need the device drivers for.


What you did is the way to get it working in Windows 10, although I think preboot authentication for BIOS passwords probably doesn’t work. It went through the whole thing but of-course didn’t find a problem. Posted 12 October – I was able to power on my machine after the upgrade before enrolling in Hello.

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What system are coprocesor using? As it turns out, I went in and updated the software, then locked my computer and scanned with my finger and it once again recognised my input. It takes two reboots to start working.

Any questions or comments, please leave them here. No special knowledge is required to use it, despite the fact that it is top-level software using the most progressive security technologies.

You can skip this in seconds Click here to continue. I’m sorry someotherguy but I have to step back in here. I’ll give it a shot and report back.

Deleting the fingerprint device from Device Manager, and restarting the laptop seemed to help. I have problem locating “Windows Hello” in step I hope this was helpful.