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Windows 7: Fingerprint reader

30 Oct 2010   #1
devilxown

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Fingerprint reader

Hello, i just bought an HP Pavilion DV7-4040ed with an buildin fingerprint reader. I am able to secure websites and login screen with the fingerprint reader. But now im wondering how to secure a map with the fingerprint reader. So that when i double click the map on my desktop it will ask for my fingerprint

Thanks in advance
Devilxown


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30 Oct 2010   #2
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

I realize this is not answering your question.... but I suggest you do some reading on the pros & cons of fingerprint readers.

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If somebody steals your fingerprints, you're pretty much out of luck for the rest of your life. You wouldn't be able to use your prints as a form of identification until you were absolutely sure all copies had been destroyed. There's no way to get new prints.
I have 3 HP laptops here with fingerprint readers. I consider them part of HP's bloatware & as such are never used.

HowStuffWorks "How Fingerprint Scanners Work"

Case studies reveal the pros and cons of biometrics

FAQ on Fingerprint Scanner, different types of fingerprint sensors/readers, Capacitive Sensors, Optical Sensors, Thermal Sensors, Pressure Sensors, RF Sensors, Ultrasonic Sensors, Static Fingerprint Reader/Sensor, Swipe Fingerprint Reader/Sensor

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