Ms Keyboard With Fingerprint Reader

Running win7 ultimate - clean install - i have the microsoft keyboard with fingerprint reader - anyone know if this is supported (fingerprint reader that is - not just the keyboard) and if not, do ms have any plans to support it and by when?

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Cannot Use Flash Reader

In windows 7 (32 bit) ie8, adobe flash reader is ok if i log on as id "administrator, " but as any other user, even a member of administrators group, cannot use the flash reader. First, this problem began when i upgraded to windows 7 from windows vista. I was already running ie8 before the upgrade and all was well.

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Yes, i've been through ie8's "manage addons" until i've worn the paint off my keyboard-no help there either. I've tried all kinds of reduced ie security settings-no joy. I've tried turning off the windows firewall to see if it was the culprit-nothing. Flash does work in firefox, chrome, etc. , But-call me crazy-i'd really like to continue using ie if i can get this flash problem fixed. (Example site to see it fail is and hit any of their movies. )

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Posted On: 2009-12-31 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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I'm not aware of any changes to my computer recently, though automatic updates is turned on, so i wouldn't be aware of everything i suppose. I do think that the problem i'm encountering is associated with a recent explorer update, though.

Here's my problem:

When i try to run adobe reader 8 from the desktop or open a pdf document in explorer, i get the following error message:

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Posted On: 2010-08-10 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-12-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I did see a message that said "usb port is overloaded" (something like that). That may have been when it stopped working. Not too sure. I have no drivers showing under my disk drivers so i can not trouble shoot anything or uninstall and reinstall drivers.

This has happened in the past and i had to restore my whole computer, but i lost alot of programs doing that and would like not to go through that again. My computer is a hp pavilion a1587c, media center, window xp 2005, window vista capable.

Posted On: 2010-05-17 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Card Reader Stopped Working After Win 7 Install In Hp

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Memory Card Reader Will Not Work Until Unplugged And Plugged Back In

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Posted On: 2009-12-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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On installing it for the first time, the driver installs failed. The driver it failed on was the ehome infrared receiver (usbcir). To the best of my knowledge, the device does not contain an ir device of any sort.

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Posted On: 2010-01-11 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

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Posted On: 2012-04-25 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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However, even when the language bar says the language is japanese and that the keyboard is japanese, the pc still types as if configured for an english keyboard. I have also tried typing with the default input language set as japanese, and then tried it set as english.

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Posted On: 2010-04-28 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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When i try and set it up with windows 7, however, there is no keyboard layout that matches my layout. The abnt and abnt2 options look the same, and both are missing two keys. My keyboard has the to the left of the z, and the / to the right of the ;. Is there some error with how windows 7 has set up one of these keyboards?

Posted On: 2010-03-23 . View Related Posts . . View 19 Replies .

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I must point the user icon with the mouse to reveal the password box, there is apparently no way to change focus to that icon from the keyboard (tab doesn't work). It's annoying that i must grab my mouse every time i want to unlock the workstation.

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Posted On: 2010-03-25 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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