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Retired Guru
Posts: 371
Registered: ‎05-20-2008
Location: Thunder Bay, Canada
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How do i use my fingerprint for uses other than login? (email, web forums, etc)

I was wondering, is there a way to use your fingerprint in place of a password for other uses other than logging into windows?  Some uses would be internet email {specifically gmail), logging into web forums (like this one).  Maybe (this is probably hopeful thinking)  configure your fingerprint to includepersonal data when filling out forums such as address, DOB, phone number, etc.  I will be using Firefox almost exclusively, but if theres a solution for IE i'll listen too.
T61 15.4" T9300 (2.5GHz 6MB L2) Windows 7 Professional x64 4GB Memory, NVidia Quadro NVS 140M
Retired Employee
Posts: 71
Registered: ‎03-05-2008
Location: Brisbane, Australia
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Re: How do i use my fingerprint for uses other than login? (email, web forums, etc)

ThinkVantage Client Security Solution includes Password Manager which is close to what you are after I think.  It works with IE, Firefox and standard application dialogs too.
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