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Your personal ID card
Your ID card uniquely identifies you as the owner of this Windows account, showing your name and a
picture of your choice. It is prominently displayed in the upper-left corner of Security Manager pages,
and as a Windows Sidebar gadget.
Clicking your ID Card in the Windows Sidebar is one of the many ways to get quick access to Security
You can change the picture and the way that your name is displayed. By default, your full Windows user
name and the picture you selected during Windows setup are shown.
To change the displayed name:
From the Security Manager dashboard, click the ID Card in the upper left corner.
Click the box displaying the name you entered for your account in Windows. The system will display
your Windows user name for this account.
To change this name, type the new name, and then click the Save button.
To change the displayed picture:
From the Security Manager dashboard, click My Identity, and then click ID Card in the upper left
Click the Choose picture button, click an image, and then click the Save button.
Setting your preferences
You can personalize settings for HP ProtectTools Security Manager. From the Security Manager
dashboard, click Advanced, and then click Preferences. Available settings are displayed on two tabs:
General and Fingerprint.
The following settings are available on the General tab:
Appearance—Show icon on taskbar
To enable displaying the icon on the taskbar, select the check box.
To disable displaying the icon on the taskbar, clear the check box.
The following settings are available on the Fingerprint tab:
Quick Actions—Use Quick Actions to select the Security Manager task to be performed when you hold
down a designated key while scanning your fingerprint.
To assign a Quick Action to one of the listed keys:
Click a (Key)+Fingerprint option, and then click one of the available tasks from the menu.
Chapter 6 HP ProtectTools Security Manager