Supported fingerprint readers at PBA level

  • Article ID: 107564
  • Updated: 19 May 2010

SafeGuard Easy multi-platform 4.5x

Client OS

Windows XP SP2 Professional Edition

Server OS



Which fingerprint readers are supported at PBA level?


As of SafeGuard Easy version 4.3x it is possible to authenticate at PBA level using the fingerprint reader of certain IBM/Lenovo hardware.

Biometric authentication will only be supported by IBM/Lenovo notebook and desktop PC series’ that have been released since fall 2005.

Supported Devices:

The notebook series’ are: Z60, T60, X60

The desktop series’ are: ThinkCentre A51, A52, M51, M52, M52e

To support fingerprint logon at PBA level the notebooks must have a Companion Chip. Without that chip a fingerprint logon is not supported by SafeGuard Easy.

Not supported devices:

- Lenovo 3000 notebook series (as it uses an FP sensor from a different vendor)

- R52

- X41

- T43

- T300, T400, T500

- X200, X300

Restrictions: SafeGuard Easy with biometric PBA activated does not support the SGE default user logon behavior.

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