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Microsoft Fingerprint Reader driver for Mozilla Firefox

by rapheek / May 21, 2006 1:45 AM PDT

Hi,

I have a Microsoft Fingerprint Reader. As everyone knows, it works only for Microsoft products. Is there any driver for Mozilla Firefox?

Thanks a lot

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Just noting this is not a security device.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 21, 2006 2:23 AM PDT
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Fingerprint reader
by rapheek / May 21, 2006 3:16 AM PDT

Hi,

Thanks for your message. I know it is not a security feature, but I'm just looking for the driver to use it with Firefox.

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So far there is none.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 21, 2006 4:11 AM PDT
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The reasons are easy to pick out why in that article if we also know the usual mantra and outlook of the average Mozilla programmer. They would rail against implementation since the message may be difficult to get across about the security, plus that issue about Microsoft didn't provide an API (software calls) for us to latch onto.

You can look around with search engines but given my encounters with said programmers the outlook is "not likely".

bob

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