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Fingerprint reader, HP Envy M6Notebook


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#1 Brad.Katz

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 09:49 PM

Trying to use Simple Pass fingerprint reader on my HP Envy m6 Notebook, getting this message "system policies have disabled the Windows Biometric Credential Provider", when I type in my password to set up the logon.   since Windows 10 upgrade​
 
Can't find an answer at HP, Biometric manufacturer or Microsoft sites

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#2 britechguy

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 10:21 PM

There is a lot out there if you search on "system policies disabled windows biometric login", and the stuff for Windows 8 will probably apply to Windows 10.

 

Have a quick look at these two posts on Windows EightForums:

 

         How to Enable or Disable Biometrics Sign-in for Users in Windows 8.1

 

      How to Enable or Disable Biometrics Sign-in for Domain Users in Windows 8.1

 

or this on the Microsoft Community Forums:

 

         enable biometrics/ fingerprint log in

 

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