Fingerprint logon from windows logon screen
Posted on 2009-05-18
I have a new work laptop with finger print ability.
This machine will NOT be connected to the domain so it can't talk to the domain very much at all. (It's a support machine at home)
I'd like to be able to power it up and use my fingerprint to logon using my cached credientials. (As it does if I logon entering my password on the logon screen)
The BIG problem seems to be in the HP ProtectTools Credential Manager, if I go into settings so I can tell it I want to use Credential Manager to logon it says "You do not have the required permissions to access this information. Please contact your systems administrator."
I am an administrator on the laptop in question, so it seems like a policy or reg key.
The reason why I want this is because this is a support machine used at home, and not actually needing domain verification (nor can it have it 80.% of the time it's powered up), but at 3am when I get called out and I need to logon to work to sort out a problem it's alot nicer and easier to swipe my finger if the option is there to logon and start the VPN session, from there I'm all secure.
I have an HP Compaq 6910p.
Any help is very much appriciated.