Lenovo Fingerprint Software for Windows Vista (64-bit), XP Professional (64-bit) - ThinkPad R400, R500, T400, T500, W500, W700, W700ds, X200, X200s, X200 Tablet, X301
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Lenovo Fingerprint Software for Windows Vista, XP (64-bit)
43.95 MB Sep 2011
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This package installs the software (Lenovo Fingerprint Software) to enable the following device.

  • AuthenTec Inc, AES2810

Supported ThinkPad systems:

  • R400, R500
  • T400, T500
  • W500, W700(*1), W700ds(*1)
  • X200, X200s, X200 Tablet(*1), X301


  • ThinkPad W700, W700ds support the 64-bit version of Windows 7 Professional edition only.
  • ThinkPad X200 Tablet does not support Windows 7 Home Basic.

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Vista 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition


  • If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.
  • This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.
Summary of changes
Installation instructions
Determining versions


Summary of changes


  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function


  • (Fix) Single sign-on from preboot to Windows will log in with wrong account when exit bios without any changes.
  • (Fix) Take more than 1 minus to resume from screensaver for XP.
  • (Fix) Report "Domain is invalid" when log in into different domain for Windows XP


  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the folders created during installation were not deleted during uninstallation.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the Power-On fingerprint's count was not updated even after deletion.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the "Empty Password" window appeared in a Guest account.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where fingerprints enrolled in early versions could not be used in version
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the remote shutdown was not working on Windows XP SP3.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where "Domain is invalid" occurred when connected to different domains on Windows XP.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the SSO (Single Sign-On) was not checked when fast user switching was enabled on Windows XP x64 Edition.


  • (Fix) Fixed an intermittent issue wherein the fingerprint GUI doesn't show at POST
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue in Windows XP Professional x64 Edition wherein the Fast-User Switching option is always grayed-out in Lenovo Fingerprint Software


  • (New) In an event where in no fingerprint is enrolled, pressing fingerprint icon in welcome screen will inform the user to log on and enroll fingerprints.
  • New) Added support for Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition for ThinkPad W700 and W700ds.
  • (Fix) A readme file correction. The "INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS" section has wrong extraction target folder names, FPSA. A correct name is FPRA.


  • (New) Support for ThinkPad W700ds (added).
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad W700.
  • (Fix) Fingerprint consumes more battery life.
  • (Fix) Repeated "Too short" error message appears even without touching fingerprint sensor.


  • (Fix) Fingerprint Reader is not working after standby/resume.


  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X200 Tablet.


  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad R400,R500,T400,T500,W500,X200.
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad W700, X301 (added).
  • (New) Support for ThinkPad X200s (added).


Installation instructions


  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative account.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.


Unattended Install

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup64.exe with the /s /v"/qn REBOOT="R"" options.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup64 /s /v"/qn REBOOT="R""


Determining which Version is Installed
  1. Click Start, then go to All Programs.
  2. Go to ThinkVantage then select Lenovo Fingerprint Software.
  3. Click About menu
  4. 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
3. Lenovo Support Forum
4. Technical Support Call Centre

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Document ID : DS012883
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-70599
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