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Registered: ‎05-21-2008
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Adding a Finger Print Reader to T61p

Hi all,


I originally ordered my T61p (6459-CTO) without a finger print reader but have since decided I need one for use in crowded public places so I can avoid having to type in my system password where people could see. I ordered part #42W3822 which is the palm rest with finger print reader but I need to know if there is anything else I will need. Does anyone know if I need any other parts in order to add a finger print reader to my system? If so please list the FRU number and description of the parts). That would be most appreciated.





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Re: Adding a Finger Print Reader to T61p

Nothing else is needed
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Re: Adding a Finger Print Reader to T61p



One you have installed the new palm rest, you should be able to install the fingerprint scanner software by running the ThinkVantage System Update application.




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