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Find new device drivers if you changed operating systems The components of the fingerprint-based security system are designed to work HP Validity Sensor specific computer models and with specific operating systems. The fingerprint device driver and the access manager for the original configuration of your computer are available on the HP support web site. The drivers and programs available for one model are not compatible and do not work with other models. If you choose to change the operating system, the default fingerprint reader drivers and programs provided by HP for your computer model might not be compatible, and the fingerprint reader will not work as a result. When searching for drivers and software, you must use the specific product number of your computer.

This allows HP Validity Sensor hardware and software to support the fingerprint reader.

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To check your current BIOS version: Press the Power button to start the computer, then press the F2 key HP Validity Sensor select System Information from the listing. The BIOS version is displayed.

Note the current BIOS version. To look for BIOS updates: Select the operating HP Validity Sensor currently on the computer, scroll down, and then expand BIOS. The latest BIOS version download is listed. If the BIOS available on the web site is a later version, download and install it.

If the BIOS is up-to-date, see if biometric support is enabled. Enable biometric support Some types of BIOS allow you to enable or disable individual hardware components. The biometric device is the hardware that controls the fingerprint reader. Depending on the model number of your computer, there are options in HP Validity Sensor BIOS to turn the biometric device on and off. To check your BIOS for biometric support and enable it: Under System Configuration, look for a Biometric Device option; if it exists, enable it. Press F10 to save this setting and restart the computer. If a biometric option does not exist in your BIOS, then the fingerprint reader is always enabled.

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Next, see if Windows supports the fingerprint reader. This indicates that Windows supports the device, in this case the fingerprint reader. To see HP Validity Sensor Windows supports the fingerprint reader on your computer: Click Start, type device in the search field, and then select Device Manager from the search results list. Search results list In the Device Manager, click Biometric or Biometric Devices to expand the list of recognized biometric sensor devices.

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The fingerprint sensor is listed as a Validity Sensor or AuthenTec Sensor, depending on HP Validity Sensor model number of your computer. Biometric Validity Sensor If there is no Biometric entry, then Windows cannot identify the fingerprint reader hardware. This is because the hardware may not be installed on the notebook, or it may be damaged. Contact HP for technical support or HP Validity Sensor service.

If there is a Biometric entry, then Windows supports the device. To make sure the Windows device driver for the fingerprint reader is up-to-date; follow the steps in Updating the device HP Validity Sensor.


Clean the fingerprint reader You should periodically clean HP Validity Sensor fingerprint reader sensor to remove dirt and oil. Do not use a wet cloth because moisture may damage the sensor. Do not use a paper towel because the paper may scratch the surface of the sensor. Before using the fingerprint reader, be sure that your fingers are clean. Wipe the area with a soft cloth, dampened with an ammonia-based glass cleaner. Press the sticky side of a piece of adhesive cellophane tape on the sensor and then peel it away to collect HP Validity Sensor dust and dirt particles.


Update the device driver The fingerprint reader hardware HP Validity Sensor a device driver to allow software to control it. For best performance, check HP Software and Driver Downloads for device driver updates for your specific model.

To update the fingerprint reader device driver:See HP Notebook PCs - Locate the Notebook HP Validity Sensor Number or Model Number. If your notebook has a fingerprint reader, then it uses a version of BIOS with biometric support. See HP Notebook PCs - Locate HP Validity Sensor Install Updated BIOS, Drivers, and Software for instructions. sp - detected an existing software - AuthenTec FingerPrint - and Choose to download the Validity Fingerprint Sensor driver or HP  Biometric Validity Sensor Driver Windows 10 - HP Support.

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