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Windows 7: Fingerprint Reader Why or Why Not?

27 Feb 2010   #1
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Fingerprint Reader Why or Why Not?

I am thinking about buying a fingerprint reader and I would like to know the pros and the cons.


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28 Feb 2010   #2
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Pros:

Can be useful with the right Win 7 compatible software - log in to forms/passwords.

Cons:

Your finger can be cut off to gain access, and even with a password, your system can be compromised, so options will need to adjusted in the software.
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28 Feb 2010   #3
ken9122

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

i install biometrics readers on high security areas and vaults in RL. The high end units work well but most are just toys and not worth the effort. Be careful.

Ken
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01 Mar 2010   #4
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Thanks, any ideas of what I should be looking for?
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01 Mar 2010   #5
ken9122

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dogz View Post
Thanks, any ideas of what I should be looking for?
I assume you want it to control computer log in for convenience not high-level security and for that most mid level readers would do. I'll check some out and get back to you.

Ken
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01 Mar 2010   #6
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Thanks
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