How to install the Windows fingerprint reader driver?

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The biometric or fingerprint reader is one of humanity's greatest inventions in terms of security . With it, it has increased the chances that all our devices will be more secure. That's why today's appointment is to learn how to install the Windows fingerprint reader driver.

Just like you read, in your Windows you can too insert a fingerprint reader . So if you are one of those who thought it was a technology meant for phones then you were wrong, this is a technology made to be used on any compatible device.



      Install the Windows fingerprint reader driver

      The first thing you should know is that there are different drivers , or rather, there are several companies using the Windows operating system that have developed their own version of fingerprinting, which can be used thanks to Windows Hello as easy as disabling antimalware services in Windows 10.

      Windows hello in case you have never heard of it, it is a function that allows you to gain direct or instant access to your devices, via fingerprint recognition, or facial scanner (obviously the computer must have said scanner). Thanks to this feature, many companies such as DELL, which you will learn about shortly, have developed their own drivers to fit the security system.

      Allowing, later, to configure Windows Hello to log into Windows 10 with a fingerprint and thus completely increase the security levels.

      Download and install the necessary drivers

      One of the best company called Dell already made their own system, and it's very easy to install windows fingerprint reader driver on it, so this will be the example (there is not so much difference between the processes) . The first thing is to make sure you have the latest BIOS and latest Windows 10 updates installed on your computer.



      Then, go to the site of the Dell drivers and downloads, then identify your laptop by doing the following: first enter the express service code of your Dell laptop, then click the arrow on the right of the screen to continue.

      Next Enter the model number of the laptop, after this a list will appear in which you need to select the section of your computer. Then select the option " Detect product " (this will automatically detect your product).

      Immediately after this step, you need to manually select your Dell product in the " Dell laptop product menu ", once here select your laptop brand and laptop model.

      Then you need to go to the menu called " Operating system" , to locate the operating system that is on the computer (that the page needs to know about), and you will also notice a search box whose name is " Keyword ", here place the word Finger (bone finger in Spanish) and then press “ Submit ".

      Once all this is done, you just have to select a checkbox that appears to the right of the displayed fingerprint controller. After clicking on "Download selected files" followed by “Download only ”, the Folder Explorer window will appear and you will need to select the arrow next to "This PC".

      Finally, click on " Download ", and of course click on the button " OK ", once all the files are downloaded, select "Install now ", and that's it. Install the full Windows Fingerprint Reader driver.



      Finally you must know how to register the fingerprint, you must first hold down the Windows key and then press the Q key. In the search box that appears you must write the configuration, a list will appear, select the option " Settings".

      Then tap " Account ", then tap "Login Options" . Go to the Windows Hello section and select the fingerprint setup option. So do click your " it begins " or start in Spanish, the computer will ask you to enter a PIN number (for security) and then scan your finger.


      This will go a long way in blocking or restricting access to an unauthorized user in Windows 10, eliminating further worries. This will complete the installation of the Windows fingerprint reader driver. So you can enjoy better and more effective security all the time.

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