Upek does not provide software which is compatible with the latest Linux Distribution versions, but as you will see in the section for Ubuntu Yeah, mine doesn’t on any of the machines I do a Win10 install on. Upek Protector Suite for Linux has only limited functionality, but it works well on Ubuntu 9. Can’t confirm for xx20 cause they use a different FPR module, but I know for a fact that the X and W use the same module. Since Fingerprint GUI only uses the fingerprint reader for access control to the computer and not to websites or for encryption of private data this is currently not a concern. Not sure why Lenovo would have used different hardware for the fingerprint reader for different countries, but it is possible that different hardware in the machines could account for this issue as well.

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UPEK TouchChip fingerprint reader in Windows 7 (bit) | NotebookReview

Use the link to ‘message the moderators’ below to tell them. Upek offers a lot of functionality as well upek touchchip fingerprint coprocessor compatibility with different operating systems for a very reasonable price. Installation was simple, also upgrading to the latest version of Protector Suite went with just two or three clicks touchchup the mouse.

Not only will it have better brightness, colour, contrast and viewing angles – you will most probably more than make up the investment when selling it.

upek touchchip fingerprint coprocessor I’m starting to think a clean install of Win10 from scratch might be a good idea in case there’s some leftover drivers and software from Win7 that’s blocking it. It works fine on my X, T, T, and W Furthermore the Upek Eikon fingerprint reader has upek touchchip fingerprint coprocessor nice design and is not too big when compared to other fingerprint readers.

However your fingerprint will not unlock the gnome keyring, so to enter for example a wireless secured network you will still have to enter a password at each login. Unsure which driver you need to download? Lenovo Service Training Videos.

Upek fingerprint readers are integrated in Lenovo Thinkpad and Sony Vaio notebooks as well as in certain notebooks of Acer, Asus and Dell. Installation of the Upek Eikon and the Protector Fiingerprint was as easy as connecting the device and inserting the provided CD-rom.

If you still have Upek Eikon fingerprint reader then it is very unlikely that you will receive any support from Apple to get this device working on MS Windows or Linux. Mirror of Hardware Maintenance Manuals for discontinued models.

Upek touchchip fingerprint coprocessor had no issue at all with the fingerprint reader on an X when I installed Windows 10, nor on a T I just recently set up. At the click of a button, DriverScanner scans and updates your drivers to the latest versions released by manufacturers, making sure your system is up-to-date. ThinkPad buyer’s guide for n00bs.

There is an enrollment screen where you can enroll one or more fingerprints, and after enrollment your Upek Eikon fingerprint reader can be used to login, to unlock the gnome screensaver and to sudo in a shell. The Upek Eikon fingerprint reader has a good-looking design and is not too big when upek touchchip fingerprint coprocessor to other fingerprint readers.

Both just worked immediately.

Not sure why Lenovo would have used different hardware for the fingerprint reader for different countries, but it is possible that different hardware in the machines could account for this issue as well. Protector Suite is very user friendly and includes a good explanation on how to use the Upek Eikon fingerprint reader.

Thanks, I’ll backup the working driver and see if I can install in on the non-working machines. YouTube Lenovo Service Channel. After installing the package on Ubuntu and rebooting your computer, you first have to enroll one or more fingerprints. This increases the risk that someone gains access to the files containing your fingerprints. According to Upek their fingerprint reader upek touchchip fingerprint coprocessor on the following operating systems: Oops, I think I linked to the wrong driver.

The fingerprint reader on my Ts works just fine in Windows Log in or sign up in seconds. Patterns looks upek touchchip fingerprint coprocessor specific patterns within the fingerprint, namely the arch, loop and the whorl patterns.


I have an X using this driver: Corporate bulk purchasers don’t usually go for it. Upek Eikon Fingerprint Reader. Or the fingerprint reader is just dead. Next to packages for Ubuntu and Upek touchchip fingerprint coprocessor, software versions for other Linux coprocessoor such as Fedora core 10 and Mandriva Linux are available. The TCS4C sensor which is built into the Upek Eikon is a swipe sensorwhich means that you upel to swipe your finger over the sensor.