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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,055
United States Rank #9,381
Reach 0.0512%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.20 days
448.26 days >
Average installed length: 235.52 days


VersionDistribution 1.61% 0.50% 0.20% 58.87% 0.10% 28.73% 9.98%

Password Vault

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What is Password Vault?

The Password Vault is part of the fingerprint reader hardware that is included with various Lenovo notebooks. The software is used to store the user profile login information.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is fingerprint reader.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 1.21 MB (1,268,452 bytes). CheckUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.AuthenTec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo Fingerprint Reader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C5BB9380-D729-410A-A440-061EBCADCCB9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Password Vault

Program executable:fingerprint reader.exe
Name:Fingerprint Reader
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo fingerprint reader\fingerprint reader.exe
Additional files:
  • BioLayerAdapter.dll - BioLayerAdapter Dynamic Link Library
  • TSLogAdapter.dll - TSLogAdapter Dynamic Link Library
  • BioLayer.dll - BioLayer Dynamic Link Library
  • Shortcut.dll - AuthenTec TrueSuite (Shortcut)
  • Splash.exe
  • CheckUpdate.exe - Fingerprint Reader
  • TouchControl.exe - TouchControl
  • ProfileManagement.dll - ProfileManagement
  • EnumWindowsUsers.dll - EnumWindowsUsers
  • TrueSuite.EnumWindowsUsers.dll
  • TrueSuite.FPLGUI.dll - TrueSuite.FPLGUI
  • Password Vault.exe - Password Vault
  • HighContrast.Theme.dll - CustomTheme
  • Lenovo.Theme.dll
  • TokenMachine.dll - TrueSuite 5 (Token Machine Dynamic Link Library)
  • BioMonitor.exe - BioMonitor
  • AutoSoftwareUpdate.dll - TrueSuite (TrueSuite update module)
  • BrowserLaunch.exe - TrueSuite Browser Launch
  • IEBHO.dll - TrueSuite Website Log On
  • npffwloplugin.dll - TrueSuite Website Logon Plugin
  • TrueSuite.AutoSoftwareUpdate.dll
  • TrueSuiteService.exe - TrueSuite Service
  • TSLog.dll - TSLog Dynamic Link Library
  • UserFeedback.exe - User Feedback
  • DataManager.dll - DataManager Dynamic Link Library
  • ssutil.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npffwloplugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npffwloplugin.dll'.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • IEBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TrueSuite Browser Helper Object' with the class of {8590886E-EC8C-43C1-A32C-E4C2B0B6395B}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • IEBHO.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'TrueSuite Toolbar' with the class of {C98EE38D-21E4-4A50-907D-2B56FEC7013E}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npffwloplugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@authentec.com/ffwloplugin' with a plugin key of '@authentec.com/ffwloplugin' for all users of the PC.
  • TrueSuiteService.exe runs as a service named 'TrueSuiteService' (FPLService) "Provides convenient and secure fingerprint authentication and identity management.".

How do I remove Password Vault?

Quickly and completely remove Password Vault from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Password Vault from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Password Vault, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Password Vault.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Password Vault you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Google Chrome

Win 10 64%
Win 8.1 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 63.68%
Windows 7 36.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.81%
Windows 8.1 21.47%
Windows 8 16.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.27%
Windows 10 Home 6.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.78%
  Italy 11.57%
  United Kingdom 4.20%
  Finland 3.26%
  Australia 3.08%
  Germany 2.99%
  Sweden 2.89%
  DK 2.89%
  Japan 2.80%
  Netherlands 2.43%
  Spain 2.33%
  Canada 2.15%
  Brazil 2.05%
  Russia 1.77%

About AuthenTec

AuthenTec manufactures fingerprint authentication sensors for personal computers, wireless devices, and building security.
Publisher URL: www.authentec.com


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