I was hoping it wasn’t a hardware problem but looks like I’ll need to call Lenovo, get a new piece and ask them about the security issue. 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. If so, please read step 18 in the original article. Anyway, I just try to execute the. Causes This appears to be related to a recent Windows update that breaks the Fingerprint Sensor driver or application.

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Windows 7 Pro 64 preinstalled through downgrade rights in Windows 8. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.

This seems to sit there for a long time. Is there a way to make it work?


Also I have no idea what you are trying to do in your screenshot. As it turns out, I went in and updated the software, then locked my computer tingerprint scanned with my finger and it once again recognised my input. 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.


No special knowledge is required to use it, despite the fact that it is top-level software using the most progressive security technologies. Please send me the steps for setting up the Fingerprint Reader in Windows My fingerprint reader has been working just fine up until this morning, when it just suddenly stopped sensing a print. Subject 4t00 T – Choose to drain external battery first [Feature Request].

By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. T4400 the existing version of the Fingerprint Reader software is lower than 5. I’ll give it a shot and report back. Message 4 of 6. As of July 31,this is a bug that we are working with Microsoft to solve.

When i upgraded with win 10, the fngerprint was ok to start the PC, but I had to use it first to start and after to login. With my T, i can start the computer with finger print. Remove any existing fingerprints that fingerprnit be enrolled in Windows Hello.

I have this question too. This helped me too. I have no idea what eventually did the trick but if your bluetooth worked in w7 it should work just the same in w Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.


Incredibly the reinstall Norton nagging still continued after the manual Norton directory deletions! Ive been using the T for last 8 years and she never gave me any issues at all with Vista and W7.

T – Choose to drain external battery first [Feature Request]. But a clean install is a very good place to begin. Solution what worked for me 1. Message 1 of 6.

Solved: T Fingerprint Reader – Lenovo Community

Some of them are completely dead like yours and others are freaking out and contstantly trying to scan a finger that isn’t there. Message 3 of 6. The problem is I could’nt find Windows Hello in my Windows You may have to remove and re-enroll fingerprints, but maybe not. When buying a used ThinkPad, remember to check that the BIOS is not locked with a supervisor’s password and that Computrace is not enabled and activated.

Not on lock screen, not on setup, nowhere. Emeric”turn on with fingerprint” is not supported in ThinkPad models with Validity fingerprint sensor – see this forum thread. Internet Explorer 11