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How to install EzFinger1 driver?

Choose the appropriate driver type that matches your Windows OS.

EZF1 driver for Windows10

When EzFinger1 driver doesn’t get installed automatically, you can refer to the following manual. First, please download the driver and unzip it.

1. Open Device Manager from Windows search box. EzFinger1 will show up as BFEZ-18-08-10-493 under Other Devices.

2. Right Click on BFEZ-18-08-10-493 and choose Update Driver from drop-down menu.

3. Click on ‘Browse my computer for driver software’

4. Locate and choose the decompressed file for the driver software which you downloaded from our website. Click ‘Next’.

After you’ve installed the driver, go to Sing-in Options and register your fingerprint on Windows Hello using EzFinger 1.

How install EzFinger1 driver on Windows 7, 8, 8.1?

When EzFinger1 driver doesn’t get installed automatically, please, refer to this manual. First, download the driver attached here and unzip it. Plug EzFinger1 in your PC’s USB port.

1. Open ‘Device Manager’ and search for ‘OctatcO EzFinger – FIDO’. Right click on it and select ‘Update driver software’ from dropdown menu.

2. Choose “Browse my computer for software driver” and locate the decompressed EzFinger 2 driver for Windows 7 on your computer. Click ‘Next’.

3. When the driver installation is complete, close the window.

How to enable fingerprint login on Windows 8 and 8.1?

Choose the appropriate driver type that matches your Windows OS.

How to enable login using EzFinger1 in Windows 8?

You can use EzFinger1 to log in on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 without password.
After you install the driver for EzFinger1, register your fingerprint as shown below. First, you need to activate Windows Biometric Framework.

1. Type ‘run’ in Windows search bar.

2. Type ‘gpedit.msc’ in Run window bar and click Next.

3. In Local Group Policy Editor window, go to Administrative Templates à Windows Components à Biometrics. Click ‘Allow’ for each category in Biometrics sub-window.

4. Again type ‘control’ in Windows search bar.

5. Select ‘Hardware and Sound’ on new window.

6. From ‘Biometric Device’ category, select ‘Use Fingerprint on Windows’

7. Select ‘Click new fingerprint’

8. Touch fingerprint sensor with your finger and keep lifting and touching fingerprint sensor, making small adjustments to the position of your finger each time.

9. When fingerprint registration is complete, close the window. If you want to register a different fingerprint, select ‘Register an additional fingerprint’.

How to enable login using EzFinger1 in Windows 8.1?

You can use EzFinger1 to log in on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 without password.
After you install the driver for EzFinger1, register your fingerprint as shown below. First, you need to activate Windows Biometric Framework.

1. Type ‘run’ in Windows search bar.

2. Type ‘gpedit.msc’ in Run window bar and click Next.

3. In Local Group Policy Editor window, go to Administrative Templates à Windows Components à Biometrics. Click ‘Allow’ for each category in Biometrics sub-window.

4. Click ‘Start’ and select ‘Settings’ icon.

5. Select ‘Account’ from PC Settings.

6. After selecting ‘Login Option’ from ‘Account’, choose ‘Add’ on ‘Fingerprint’ category.

7. Enter your account password to verify your account.

8. Touch fingerprint sensor with your finger and keep lifting and touching fingerprint sensor, making small adjustments to the position of your finger each time.

9. When fingerprint registration is complete, close the window.

10. If you want to register a different fingerprint, select ‘Add’. If you want to delete your fingerprint, select ‘Remove’.

How to register your fingerprint on Windows Hello?

Hi there! If you succeeded in installing the driver for EzFinger1, it is now easy to enroll your fingerprint and use Windows Hello so that you can log into your laptop without typing in a password.

1. First, please, type and search for 'sign in options' in your Windows Search bar and go to Sing-in Options menu.

2. From Sing-in Options menu, click Windows Hello Fingerprint.

3.Select Set up, Get Started and enter your laptop PIN or PASSWORD for verification.

4. Sometimes you need to disconnect and connect the security key for the sensor to read your fingerprints. Touch the fingerprint sensor firmly and follow the instructions. You can register multiple fingerprints.

5. When it's done, the message window below will show up. Congratulations! You can now scan your fingerprint and log into your laptop without typing your password.

You can also watch the YouTube video below.

How to use File/Folder Lock function

EzFinger 1 is compatible with Windows Hello and offers File/Folder lock function.
These two functions are available on Windows 10. File/Folder lock function can be used to prevent access by others and prevent copying and deletion of files/folders.
Please, refer to the following manual about how to install EzFinger program to use file/folder lock function.
01. First, download the program driver attached here and run it.

02. Tap ‘Get started’ to proceed further. If EzFinger1 is not plugged in, you will get a ‘Not Found’ message. If the driver file is not installed properly, you will see ‘Install Driver’ message.

03. When the confirmation screen appears, tap on your EzFinger with your finger.

04. Register your password in case fingerprint recognition fails. Password can be up to 20 digits

05. When password registration is completed, you will see the window below and proceed further to use file/folder lock function after closing the window.

06. Select the file you want to lock and right-click your mouse. Lock the file by clicking ‘Protect data with EzFinger’ from the drop-down menu . The icons and extensions of locked files will be changed as shown below.

07. You can unlock a locked file by double-clicking it and authenticate the request with your fingerprint. Closing the file will return it to the unlocked state and will be restored with the original icon and extension.

08. If fingerprint authentication fails 3 times when opening a locked file, you can unlock the file by entering the registered password.