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I just got a new hp 8440P EliteBook(Windows 7×64) and wanted to use fingerprint logon. To cut a long story short:

  1. Installed latest ProtectTools security manager v.
    Result: ProtectTools is installed but no fingerprint options.
  2. Installed Validity Fingerprint Sensor Driver v.
    Result: Fingerprint options are visible in ProtectTools and fingerprint enrolment is successful but no option at windows logon to unlock with fingerprint
  3. Un-installed ProtectTools v.
  4. Installed ProtectTools v. (The version I have on my other Elitebook which works)
    Result: Windows logon now displays the swipe to logon option but when you swipe it throws an error: “the system cannot find the specified file“.
  5. Installed ProtectTools v. again over the top of v. which upgrades v. to v.
    Result: Everything is working as it should!