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09-23-2021 09:18 AM
Windows Facial recognition requires an IR camera.
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Determine your computer model / Product Name
Open Support Home
Enter the name of your device
Windows Face logon requires the high-grade IR camera
Hello Face requires that your particular computer include the correct type of camera to support the "Face" feature.
Use one or more of the following methods to check whether your camera supports the feature.
Method – Use PartSurfer to check the components in your computer
PartSurfer might be able to tell you exactly which parts came with your computer.
- For best results, use the Serial Number for your search
- Reminder: Do NOT post private information (including serial number) here on the Community)
- Select your Country
- Search for your computer / printer / device >> See HINT
- Need Help? Tab Self help > find and open the User Guide and FAQ
How to use PartSurfer:
- Select your region / country - PartSurfer must know your general location
- Enter your device Product Number , Serial Number, or Part Number in the Quick Search box
- HINT: To see a system-specific list, replace the Product Number with your device Serial Number
Look the results for “WEBCAM”
NOTE: Some newer models may list the device as “camera”
Method - Check your computer to find the type of camera
Control Panel > icon view > Device Manager
Open Category Cameras
Method – Check Settings for “Windows Hello Face”
Settings > Accounts > Sign-in Options
If Windows Hello is not available, you will see a message:
Windows Hello Face
This options is currently unavailable - click to learn more
Windows Hello is a Windows feature
HP Device Support Home Page - References and Resources – Learn about your Device - Solve Problems
NOTE: Content depends on device type and Operating System
Categories: Alerts, Warranty Check, HP Drivers / Software and BIOS, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, Manuals > User Guide, Service and Maintenance Guide (Replacement Parts and Procedures), Product Information (Specifications), more
When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic
Open Product Home
Enter the type and name of your HP device
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