Fingerprint scanner on UX - Touchchip driver

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tomn
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Fingerprint scanner on UX - Touchchip driver

Postby tomn » Tue Mar 22, 2016 20:43

Hi All,

Found out that the latest Windows 7 driver for UX touchchip no longer works, as Authentec has been bought by Apple and is no more, if you happen to re-install the driver or tried to do a finger print update/manage, it will send you to a non-existent page.

You will need to install this driver to get your fingerprint scanner working again:

http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds000731

Select the first download link (Win 7 1.2.0.194 7.77MB size) and install it, your fingerprint scanner will work again.

Hope this helps as it stumped me for a few hours....

Tom
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Postby Monty » Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:47

Thanks, Tomn. Will give this a try.

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Postby bigs » Wed Apr 20, 2016 01:03

Thanks tomn, handy if I reinstall windows 7 on my UX again. Still quite content with Ubuntu 12.04 which also can utilize the Authentec finger print sensor.
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