How to Activate Fingerprint Reader

By Necie Reed

Fingerprint Reader is a software application and device created by Microsoft to enhance the security features of laptops and desktops. The software uses allows computer access via your fingerprint instead of an alpha-numeric password. Fingerprint Reader is very useful in the office and even on school campuses, primarily because it prevents other people from accessing files from your account using your password. Activate your Fingerprint Reader to take advantage of its security features.

Things You'll Need

  • 45 MB of available hard-disk space
  • Verisoft Access Manager software installed

Step 1

Click on "Start" > "All programs" > "Verisoft" > "My Identity."

Step 2

Click on "Log ON."

Step 3

Click on "Next" in the Verisoft Wizard.

Step 4

Enter the password defined during the Verisoft software installation process.

Step 5

Click "Next." Then click "Register Fingerprints" on the "My Identity" screen.

Step 6

Click "Next." Select a "Finger" from the wizard window.

Step 7

Swipe your fingers across the sensor. The squares will change color when the scan is accepted.Swipe all fingers across the sensor until all four squares change color.

Step 8

Click "Next" to register the fingerprints.

Step 9

Click "Finish."