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What's DOS?
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-01-2008
Location: Snohomish, WA
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Fingerprint lockout

Lenovo n100 0768-6EU laptop --

 

I'm not sure what happened, but

  • after doing a Spybot update & scan (which found about 10 malware spywares to remove),
  • installation of AVG 8.0. 
  • Upon reboot, the fingerprint system (which was never set up or used), locks anyone out from logging onto their XP account on the laptop. 
    • It's like all of a sudden it thinks the fingerprint scan is required. 

Is there a way to disable or workaround the fingerprint scan lockout? 
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Posts: 2,307
Registered: ‎03-12-2008
Location: Moscow, Russia
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Re: Fingerprint lockout

Have you tried booting in safe mode and uninstallign the Omnipass soft and Fingerprint itself from Devicw Manager?

//help will save the world
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Registered: ‎05-24-2008
Location: Celje, Slovenia
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Re: Fingerprint lockout

Ctrl+Alt+Del should bring up the username/password thingy.....it surpasses the fingerprint reader, at least for me.