Looking for Validity fingerprint sensor drivers for Windows 10/8.1/8/7? If the answer is “yes,” then you’ve come into the right place. Drivers that are not compatible with your operating system may impose a detriment upon your PC, even causing it to crash unexpectedly. Now follow this tutorial and update the driver by yourself!

How to update Validity fingerprint sensor drivers

There’re mainly 3 ways for you to update the Validity fingerprint sensor drivers. Each of them has different features so you may pick the one you like most and see whether that answers your demand.

Option 1 – Update drivers via Device Manager – It’s the most common method but sometimes Windows may not detect or provide you with the latest drivers.

Option 2 – Update drivers from official websites – You’ll need some computer skills and patience to update your drivers this way, because you need to find exactly the right driver online, download it and install it step by step.

Option 3 – Update drivers automatically (Recommended) – This is the quickest and easiest option. It’s all done with just a couple of mouse clicks – easy even if you’re a computer newbie.


Option 1 – Update your driver via Device Manager

Try to update your Validity fingerprint sensor driver from within Device Manager:

The following screenshots come from Windows 8.1 but this option is also available to other Windows versions.
  1. Click the Windows Logo key in the bottom left corner of your computer screen.
  2. After the Start screen shows up, click the magnifier icon located in the upper right corner.
  3. Type device into the search box. Then select Device Manager from a list of search results.
  4. Here comes Device Manager. Click the symbol to the left of Biometric Devices to expand its drop-down list.
  5. Right-click on Validity Sensors (WBF) to open its context menu. Then select Update Driver Software….
  6. Click Search automatically for updated driver software.
  7. Wait till the download and installation process finishes.
  8. Click Close when it’s all done.
  9. Now your driver has been updated by Windows successfully. Don’t forget to restart your computer for the changes to take effect even if you’re not asked to.

Option 2 – Update your driver from official websites

If you’d like to update your driver from its official website, you need to know the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of your notebook or other devices with a fingerprint sensor. Given that the process of finding, downloading and installing the driver varies from person to person, this post will simply outline the method in a brief way.

For example, if you’re using a Lenovo laptop, you can visit the official site of Lenovo and locate its Support section (that is where they usually provide drivers or other software for customers to download). Down there you should select “Drivers & Download” or whatever so that you can enter the download page of drivers. Usually there will a search box for you to type in your device model or the driver name, etc. As long as you give the right name, the website will automatically display a list of drivers that are considered to match your request. Select one from them depending on your Windows version (such as Windows 10 Pro, 64-bit), download it and install it step by step. On completion, please reboot your PC to let the changes take effect.


Option 3 – Update your driver automatically (Recommended)

If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update your Validity fingerprint sensor driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. Driver Easy takes care of everything.

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

  1. Download and install Driver Easy.
  2. Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
  3. Click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All). Or if you just want to update your Validity fingerprint sensor driver for now, simply click the Update button next to it.

Note: you can do it for free if you like, but it’s partly manual.

Driver Easy uses only genuine drivers, straight from your hardware manufacturer. And they’re all tested and certified – either by Microsoft or by itself. Or both.

If you have any problems when using Driver Easy to update your driver, please feel free to email us at support@drivereasy.com

Hopefully you find this post useful. Please feel free to leave a comment below if you have any further questions or ideas. Thanks for reading!

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