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Use biometrics



Microsoft Passport for Work enables users to use biometric gestures such as face and fingerprints as an alternative to the PIN gesture. However users must still configure a work PIN to use in case of failures.If you enable this policy setting Microsoft Passport for Work allows the use biometric gestures on.If you disable this policy setting Microsoft Passport for Work prevents the use of biometric gestures.If you do not configure this policy setting Microsoft Passport for Work allows the use of biometric gestures.NOTE: Disabling this policy prevents the user of biometric gestures on the device for all account types.


    The policy is located under of Local Group Policy Editor.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKLM -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> WinBio -> Credential Provider!Domain Accounts

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Microsoft Passport for Work

Notes

* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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