Don’t show this again. Also included in the T42 is a Bluetooth radio. Update for Rescue and Recovery versions 2. ThinkVantage System Migration Assistant v5. Backside of T42 view larger image. However, the ThinkPad line was never designed to be a gamers delight. See document for critical installation limitations – ThinkPad General

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No special knowledge is required to use it, despite the fact that it is top-level software using the most progressive security technologies. Left-side of T42 view larger image.

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ThinkPad T42 is equipped with biometric device designed to limit access to sensitive data. The hard-edged form and matte black look is of course in place.

Also, consider the fact that when you do use a very secure password, our feeble human mind is much more likely to forget that password.

Their support department is in Atlanta, Georgia. ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software fingerprintt Windows 8. The TrackPoint navigation featuring a pointing stick, touchpad and multiple mouse buttons lets you choose your favorite way to navigate the cursor on the screen.

IBM ThinkPad T42 with Biometric Security Review (pics, specs)

So yes, it is good. UltraNav driver for Windows NT 4.

This is a little disappointing for a thin and light notebook designed for travel. This means that when you turn your computer on it will sit and wait for you to scan your finger before it will even start to boot. Front view of screen view larger image When compared to other notebook screens, the screen may or may not be in the same class as the best displays on Sony or Toshiba machines fingsrprint VAIO XBrite screens and Toshiba TruBrite are both very nice, but have a glossy finish that causes reflection.


On the front of the T42 is the IrDA port. Client Security Solution v7.

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Update for Rescue and Recovery versions 2. This allows you to connect to Bluetooth enabled PDAs, printers, cell phones, GPS devices or whatever else you can find out there on the market. The whole thing is held together by a pair of sturdy metal hinges that attach the screen and main body of the laptop. If the existing version of the Fingerprint Reader software is lower than 5.

ThinkVantage Password Manager 4. Anyway, the larger screen is what really tninkpad battery life drain. The fingerprint reader works t4 tandem with an embedded security chip and software called Password Manager to protect vital security data, such as encryption keys, electronic credentials and passwords. The ThinkPad brand stands for high-quality, solidly built notebooks that are rugged in their matte black look, yet sleek and professional at the same time.


The latest ThinkPad T42 refresh features biometric security that is squarely aimed at business buyers.

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Headphones or a pair of external speakers are a necessity for decent sound. I easily get 4 hours of charge on my ThinkPad T40 that has a Secure Data Disposal 1. To be fair though, some might prefer the text fkngerprint graphic sizes that XGA has to offer — especially if your eyes are bad, so this can be called a personal preference.

The pointing stick is great for two reasons. Audio driver for Windows NT 4.

IBM laptop features fingerprint scanner

Front view of screen view larger image. ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software enables: We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read.

Backside of T42 view larger image Left-side of T42 view larger image Right-side of T42 view larger image It would be nice to have a built-in media card reader for such flash storage devices as SecureDigital cards or CompactFlash cards.