Category: Input Device
Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 41.69 MB
Operating System: Win 2000, Win ME, Win NT SP2, 3, 4. Win XP, Win 2003, Win Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 8.10.0 / 01 Oct 2003
Microsofts Fingerprint reader enables users to log in into websites without the hassles of entering passwords. Since there are very many websites that users have singed up for, remembering numerous passwords posses a great challenge. This fingerprint reader eliminates this, by using the users fingerprints to sign in automatically to those websites that require usernames and passwords. The rectangular fingerprint readers dimensions are 3.2 by 2.0 by 0.6 inches, while its weight is 7.4 ounces. At the center of the reader, there is an oval shaped red eye, which is responsible for reading and analyzing fingerprints. The reader comes with a long cable, which is used to connect it to the notebooks or PCs USB port. Apart from the simplification, it brings when logging in to websites, Microsoft fingerprint reader can be used by both right handed and left handed individual. There are no settings that must be adjusted before they use it.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Microsoft fingerprint reader offers advanced security features that reduce the chances of the users fingerprints being hacked by unauthorized people. In addition to being able to last long, the users will find the reader very reliable. For the fingerprint, reader to work efficiently the appropriate software must have been installed. After installing the software, the reader is attached to the computer via the USB port and is automatically detected by the readers software. The finger reader allows users to register either all the fingers or a single finger, but it allows users to only register a finger at a time. It is recommended that users begin with their index finger followed by the others. Before the finger print reader completes the process, users must register their index finger four times. With all its benefits, the finger print reader only works with Internet Explorer and not other browsers. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Microsoft Fingerprint Reader errors before installing any driver updates.