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Fingerpring login problem

Hello,

Since I changed the computer name i cannot use this mechanism to login. The fingerprint is recognized, but right after that i get the following message:
"The computer name is invalid"

Thanks a lot for your help!
Best,
Udi

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  • Anonymous Nov 21, 2008

    Same problem but on a 3000 v200

  • baiano Nov 23, 2008

    I also have the same problem on my Lenovo N200. I tried to uninstall and reinstall the fingerprint software but still having the same problem

  • josepc Dec 12, 2008

    I have the same problem too. Someone can help?

  • eliisere Dec 14, 2008

    I also have the same problem. What's wrong with it?

  • mmazi Dec 16, 2008

    Same problem on Thinkpad R500.


  • baiano Jan 08, 2009

    I had the same problem last year in Novermber 2008. At startup I could here the error sound when is then accompanied by the "The computer name is invalid" error message.
    I tried to uninstall and reinstall the finger print software but it didn't work.
    I decided to uninstall it again and leave my laptop without it.


    This year I have re-installed it and it worked. However, at startup, the error message sound could still be heard although it is working.

    Although this was the solution to me and not the best one, but it worked for me.
    Try to re-install it after some weeks or so and see if you can get it working.

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I have an alternative workaround to downgrading the software version.

This error message tells you that the system is recognising this finger print and it is associated to a computer name different than the one you are trying to log in.

But if you execute "Init --> Programs --> Lenovo Care --> Lenovo Fingerprint software" and you register a different finger print to the one is arising the error (you have ten fingers, haven't you?) and later on you use that alternative finger to log in you will not have any problem.

Well, just take care and not make more than 10 changes of computer name.

Regards
Jose

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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You can downgrade your fingerprint software to previous version. It can be found here:
Version 3.2.0.116 (32 bits version):
HERE

Version 3.2.0.116 (64 bits version):
HERE

This solution was tested on few laptops. It is not best way but it works. We are still waiting for new version of this software.

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