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Old 06-26-2007, 09:21 PM   #16
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If you read in the documentation for them, most of them say that it is not to be used for security purposes, because it can be easily bypassed.

I especially don't see a point in using them, since it takes about the same time as typing in a password.
 
Old 06-26-2007, 09:48 PM   #17
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I especially don't see a point in using them, since it takes about the same time as typing in a password.
Agreed. And as they get older, you have to scan your finger more than once, which can take significantly longer.
 
Old 06-26-2007, 10:17 PM   #18
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So why does lenovo still use them in their thinkpad lines. You would think to either improve on the security if that could not be does then to remove the feature/hardware all together.
 
  


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