Password Manager 4.2 Patch for Lenovo Fingerprint Software for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad
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Password Manager 4.2 Patch for Lenovo Fingerprint Software
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This package installs is to fix the compatibility issue between Password Manager 4.2 and Lenovo Fingerprint Software installed in systems in the support list above.

Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation Instruction
Determining which Version is Installed


Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • ThinkPad R400
  • ThinkPad R500
  • ThinkPad T400
  • ThinkPad T500
  • ThinkPad W500
  • ThinkPad W700, W700ds
  • ThinkPad X200, X200s, X200 Tablet
  • ThinkPad X301
Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Summary of Changes


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

Version 1.0

  • (Fix) Fix the issue that Password Manager 4.2 could not recognize the fingerprint sensor in some systems.
Installation Instruction


  • 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 privileges.
  2. Locate the folder 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 file]

  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 the step 4.

Silent install

This is for system administrators' use only.

  1. At the command line, execute command below:
    PWM420patchForAuthfp3x.exe /silent /NORESTART.
  2. After execute the command line,restart the computer.
Determining which Version is Installed
  1. Start the ThinkVantage Password Manager program. After authenticating, the main screen will be displayed.
  2. In the menu bar, click Help, then click About Password Manager.
    The version will be displayed in the "About" screen.

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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