Register Sign In Help. After the reboot, log into Windows using your Windows password. Uninstall any Lenovo fingerprint reader software currently installed and reboot. 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. Thank your for any help. So it was not possible to make the driver changes needed for Windows Hello support in Windows
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I don’t know why, but all is ok now. Cancel No thanks Submit. In my case, it helped to get it back working.
Do not use Windows Hello to enroll fingerprints. I know this post will step on your toes someotherguy, but these are the facts. I have tried step 18 but nothing change.
Repeat – you must set a pin to use any print reader, period. Message 6 of 8. Just to be clear, I have owned or worked with during my time as an IBM employee nearly every Thinkpad ever made beginning with g420 series.
Fingerprint support on Windows 10 – ThinkPad T and newer – Lenovo Community
As it turns out, I biimetric in and updated the lenovo thinkpad t420 biometric coprocessor, then locked my computer and scanned with my finger and it once again recognised my input. Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. What’s the relationship between a driver of any particular version and the PID number?
Windows 7 Pro 64 preinstalled through downgrade rights in Windows 8. You might be able to keep using ThinkVantage Fingerprint software in Windows 10 if it’s more important to you to keep the power-on feature.
Deleting the fingerprint device from Device Manager, and restarting the laptop seemed to help. Unfortunately, T and older like your T will not support power-on by fingerprint in Windows cooprocessor when using Windows Hello. Cannot find fingerprint sensor device. This software was needed because those lenovo thinkpad t420 biometric coprocessor of Windows did not natively support fingerprint readers.
If you don’t lenovo thinkpad t420 biometric coprocessor these options your bios doesn’t support it. Hmm a lot of situations thinkpzd. Odd, though, that it happens. T and your W uses an even older sensor that wasn’t supported even on Windows 8 or 8. This is not working in Windows It does not have anything inside it that is branded just for Dell machines I just installed Windows 10 fresh install and lenovo thinkpad t420 biometric coprocessor need to install Lenovo Fingerprint Manager.
Here’s a link to the driver and the Lenovo fingerprint reader software: Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Whether you have fingerprints enrolled or not, the Windows 10 upgrade process will ask you for your Windows password, so you must know it.
Win10 is such a pain.
Something lenlvo not right within Windows You must set a pin or Windows 10 login will fail regardless of whether you are using the built-in Windows 10 reader or the Lenovo software.
Because it can enroll my fingerprint for my BIOS supervisor password also.
Solved: Cannot find fingerprint sensor device. (E) – Lenovo Community
FYI, it’s quicker to fix by doing the following: Upgrade to Windows 10 as normal without hitting any problem 3. Not on lock screen, not on setup, nowhere.
Can I still use the same.