Disabling Fingerprint Recognition

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Talk' started by Lisa, Jan 11, 2008.

  1. Lisa

    Lisa Guest

    How do I disable fingerprint recognition? I left my laptop w. my daughter
    yesterday for her to use and we couldn't find how to so this. We ended up
    authorizing her fingerprint but I wanted her to enhance work on a program I
    use and changes were made on her account only. This could have been avoided
    had we been able to disable my fingerprint.
    Lisa, Jan 11, 2008
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  2. Lisa

    Scott Guest

    Can you not make the folder a shared folder so you can both have
    access to it rather than downgrading the security of your laptop?
    Scott, Jan 11, 2008
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  3. Lisa

    Lisa Guest

    I have no idea. I can try. I called Gateway where I just purchased the
    laptop and they said it was not possible to disable it.
    Lisa, Jan 12, 2008
  4. Charles Tomaras, Jan 12, 2008
  5. Lisa

    Scott Guest

    Why would you want to disable the security on your computer? I am
    sure you would not want to take the bolts off the front door of your

    I suggest you look at how to make the folder a shared folder so you
    and your daughter can both save your files to the same folder and both
    access the same folder using your separate accounts.

    If you use Start then Computer to find the folder then right click and
    go into properties one of the options is to enable sharing. I see
    there is also a public folder. I have not tried this but I expect
    that if you both save to that location you will both be able to get to
    the files.
    Scott, Jan 12, 2008
  6. Lisa

    Scott Guest

    Scott, Jan 12, 2008
  7. Lisa

    Lisa Guest

    All good ideas. Thanks for the input. I think I'll try file sharing first.
    Lisa, Jan 12, 2008
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