09-15-2016 02:07 PM
After browsing threads/knowledge base here and googling, I am utterly confused. I
was looking forward to trying fingerprint recognition for the first time on my brand-
new P50 and have no idea how to make it work or, after looking online, whether it
even works at all anymore. No software from Synaptics or Lenovo (nothing under
Biometrics in Device Manager). Tried to install Synaptics FP driver and no result.
Is this broken or just mis-leading advertising--not having an advertised functionality?
Hopefully, I'm just being stupid and missing something--I'd be happy to have anyone
here prove that to be the case, lol!
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09-15-2016 03:27 PM
Hello and welcome,
I have no clue, but the (English) User Guide - ThinkPad P50 has several references to the fingerprint reader.
Have you seen that document? Anything useful there?
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09-15-2016 04:35 PM
Are you running windows 10? If so, look under settings/sign-in options
09-15-2016 04:42 PM
Yes, Zoltan, this is where I started and
then went to all those other places
when it didn't work--it registered my
fingerprints fine under Windows Hello setup but only defaults to pin
login, never fingerprint reader.
Oh well, I'm retired and not in a
treacherous corporate environment
anyway so I guess I won't worry about it and just enjoy the machine
for playing around with Cad/3d modeling and games,lol.
Thanks very much for the answer
09-15-2016 06:39 PM