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arthman
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t470 fpr

Hi,

My fingerprint reader wont work in windows 10 1803,it says device cannot start (code 10)

I have read several forum posts about this and the solution seems to be to roll back to an old driver, then reinstall a new one but the links dont have the older driver listed anymore.could anyone help me with this? Thanks

 

the driver that might work is a 26mb driver

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Re: t470 fpr

Hello and welcome,

 

The older versions are still on the server.  Copy the link to the current version and replace the file name with whatever version you're looking for.  They're listed at the bottom of the readme.

 

I don't encourage this... try it at your own risk... Well, it's not BIOS. A driver is probably safe to fiddle this way.  Still, you're on your own Smiley Wink

 

Z.


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arthman
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Re: t470 fpr

hi, thanks for your answer, not sure what you mean about the server and the readme.

could you explain in more detail how to do this,
thanks
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Re: t470 fpr

Even though they aren't linked on the download page, the previous versions seem to still be available on the server.

 

The current .exe:

 

https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/n1mgf12w.exe

 

The readme lists the previous versions:

 

https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/n1mgf12w.txt

 

 The following versions have been released to date.

  Version      Build ID    Rev.  Issue Date
  -----------  --------    ----  ----------
  5.2.3535.26  N1MGF12W    01    2018/08/21
  5.2.3531.26  N1MGF11W    02    2018/05/29
  5.2.3531.26  N1MGF11W    01    2018/04/27
  5.2.3527.26  N1MGF10W    01    2018/02/20
  5.2.3524.26  N1MGF09W    02    2017/12/06
  5.2.3524.26  N1MGF09W    01    2017/11/06
  5.2.3515.26  N1MGF08W    03    2017/09/25
  5.2.3515.26  N1MGF08W    02    2017/08/10
  5.2.3515.26  N1MGF08W    01    2017/07/03
  5.2.3515.26  N1MGF07W    01    2017/06/26
  5.2.3514.26  N1MGF06W    02    2017/06/26
  5.2.3514.26  N1MGF06W    01    2017/06/06
  5.2.3512.26  N1MGF05W    01    2017/04/17
  5.2.3510.26  N1MGF04W    01    2017/03/22
  5.2.3507.26  N1MGF02W    01    2017/02/10
  5.2.3505.26  N1MGF01W    01    2017/01/19

 

Pick the one you want and replace the file name in the original link. For instance, if you want the first  one released, the exe link I posted becomes:

 

https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/N1MGF01W.exe

 

Z.


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