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Windows 7: Adding Two-Factor Authentication in Windows 7


17 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Adding Two-Factor Authentication in Windows 7

Hello. I have a HP Pavilion dv6 laptop, equipped with a simplepass fingerprint reader, Windows 7 (64-bit). I was wondering if there was any way I could possibly require BOTH the fingerprint and a password for the login screen before the computer allowed me to log on (multi-factor/two-factor authentication). Thanks.

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17 Nov 2013   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I have a HP Pavilion dv7 laptop, and the feature isn't available to me. So it's unlikely that it'll be available for you.
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20 Nov 2013   #3

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Elementer, Welcome to Sevenforums.

By itself the SimplePass application allows you to use your fingerprint to automatically enter your Windows password, there is no option to do both.
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