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Validity Fingerprint Common Driver for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Notebook
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Validity Fingerprint Common Driver
14.8 MB Jun 2014
README for Validity Fingerprint Common Driver
5.6 KB Jun 2014

This package installs the Validity fingerprint driver to enable the following device.

  • VFS 5011 sensor
Supported ThinkPad System
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of Changes
Installation Instruction
Uninstallation Instructions
Determining which version is installed


Supported system
  • ThinkPad E431, E531, E440, E540
  • ThinkPad L440, L540
  • ThinkPad S431, S531
  • ThinkPad S440, S540
  • Lenovo B5400
  • Lenovo M4400s, M5400
  • Lenovo V4400u
Supported Operating Systems
  • Windows 8.1 (32bit and 64bit)
Summary of Changes


  • < > Version number
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version <>

  • (Fix) Fixed First enrollment LED issue from Driver side.
  • (New) Added new extension for LED ACTIVE mode on FMA User identification.
  • (New) Updated extension document and sample wbf with new LED changes.

Version <>

  • (Initial release) A standalone version for windows 8.1.
Installation Instruction

Device drivers for fingerprint are being installed when installing fingerprint software.

The following installation options are provided for installing fingerprint software:

  • Local installation through the set-up wizard
  • Silent installation

After the installation process completes, you will be guided through the steps of enrolling your fingerprint.

Local installation through the set-up wizard

You can install Lenovo Fingerprint Manager through the set-up wizard. It is recommended to read the texts in set-up wizard during the installation process.

To install Validity Fingerprint Common Driver, do the following:

1. Navigate to the folder where you downloaded the executable.
2. Double-click the .exe file. The set-up wizard is displayed.
3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation process.

Silent Install

WBFDDKSetup_CMN_5011.exe /s

Uninstallation instructions
  1. Double-click the Biometric devices controllers in device manager.
  2. Double-click Validity Sensors (WBF).
  3. Click the Driver tab, then click Uninstall button.
  4. Check Delete the driver software for this device. box.
  5. Press the OK button to uninstall driver.
Determining which version is installed
  1. Launch Windows Device manager.
  2. Expand the Biometric devices section.
  3. Double-click Validity Sensors(WBF).
  4. Click the Driver tab.
  5. Check Driver Version.

    If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please do try the following options:
    1. Lenovo Assisted Search
    2. Product usage and general troubleshooting tips
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    4. Technical Support Call Centre

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    Document ID : DS038820
    Last Updated : 12 Jun 2014
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