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windows hello - envy x360 15

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Hi,

 

I'm having trouble with Windows Hello. When I first purchased my notebook, Windows Hello was working fine, I had set it up correctly and had been using it successfully for a couple of weeks. Now, it's suddenly not working, and when I try to configure it in settings, there's an error that it cannot find the camera. I've been through the support blogs/forums and tried everything I could find, i.e. updating the software drivers, updating bios, restarting, etc.

 

I have no idea how to get it working again. I can still unlock with my pin/password but it's just inconvenient when it was so quick to use Windows Hello before. 

 

If anyone can help that would be fab! 

 

Cheers

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Hi! @Soph92, Thanks for stopping by the HP Support Forums!

 

I understand windows hello feature is not working on working on your laptop.

 

According to Microsoft, it will work only a few selected laptops. You would need RealSense 3D camera installed to get the  windows hello feature working. Please find the article using the link below for more information.

 

Link: http://hp.care/2dLx2Ek

 

Hope to hear from you soon! :)

Have a great day!

MrRobot
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Hi @MrRobot

 

Thank you for responding, however, as I said in my previous post, Windows Hello had been working on my laptop as I have one of the selected laptop that has RealSense 3D camera but for some reason it has stopped working. 

 

I'm not sure why it has stopped working :-/

 

hope you can help

 

soph

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Hi! @Soph92, thanks for the reply.

 

Try the following steps mentioned below.

Please disable Hello, delete the pin, restart your laptop, recreate pin and turn on Hello.

 

If the above-mentioned step does not work try performing the steps mentioned below.

Uninstall Synaptics touchpad driver from programs and feature.
Install KB3189866 Update to Fix Windows Hello feature. Please find the link to update 
http://download.windowsupdate.com/d/msdownload/update/software/secu/2016/09/windows10.0-kb3189866-x6...
 

 

Let me know if this works.

Have a great day!

MrRobot
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