Enable biometric support Some types of BIOS allow you to enable or disable individual hardware components. Press the Power button to start the computer, then press the F2 key and select System Information from the listing. The biometric device is the hardware that controls the fingerprint reader. Save – After making any changes, click Save to accept the changes and exit the application. I have a HP Compaq p with windows 7. Select the operating system currently on the computer, scroll down, and then expand Drivers – Keyboard, Mouse and Input Devices.

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You may now log out and close the application window. The fingerprint sensor is listed as a Validity Sensor or AuthenTec Sensor, depending on the model number of your computer. The Virtual Agent is currently unavailable. Under System Configurationlook for a Biometric Device option; if it exists, enable it.

Adjusting the SimplePass fingerprint reader sensitivity in Windows 7 or Vista.

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You need to update it for the original configuration of your notebook on the HP support web site. I have a HP Compaq p with windows 7. For example, the parent in a family could have an account with administrator privileges allowing them to install windoas programs, while each of the children has a personal user account with limited privileges to use, but not install programs. If you are using the fingerprint reader to access several accounts with different user names and passwords, back up your fingerprint reader security data and settings to a removable storage device, such as a USB flash drive, and store it in a secure location, away from the computer.


Once a logon account is registered and you 6910; enrolled a fingerprint in the access manager, you can use your fingerprint to log into those applications and web sites. Digital Persona application software for 64 bit Vista and Windows 7. Fingerrint the driver available on the web site is a later version, download and install it.

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Easy setup using SimplePass in Windows 7 or Vista The easiest way to set up a new password account is to open the HP SimplePass application, and windowx open the secure application or web site and put them side-by-side on the screen.

The Password Manager opens, filling in your Username and Password for the secure web site.

Fingerprlnt drivers and programs used on one model may not be compatible and may not work with other models. Update the fingerprint reader software.

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Depending on the model number of your computer, there are options in the BIOS to turn the biometric device on and off. Save – After making any changes, click Save to accept the changes and exit the application. You can register a new fingerprint or web site at any time.

This indicates that Windows supports the device, in this case the fingerprint reader. Use your browser to navigate to a secure web site logon page. If there is a Biometric entry, then Windows supports the device. Testing the SimplePass fingerprint reader password management function in Windows 7 or Vista Follow these steps to test the functionality of your SimplePass fingerprint reader and see a list of accounts registered in SimplePass:.


Use the table below to determine which access manager software was available at the time the computer was purchased. Type in the UsernamePasswordor other required field values.

The fingerprint device driver and the access manager for the original configuration of your computer are available on the HP support web site.

Digital Persona Fingerprint Reader. Each child’s settings and files are protected and are not accessible by their siblings.

The Virtual Agent is currently unavailable. If you choose to change the OS, you may have trouble setting up the fingerprint reader again.

Find new device drivers if you changed operating systems. Starting the fingerprint reader to add or delete fingerprints in Windows 7 or Vista You can enroll additional fingers at any time. How does HP install software and gather data?