Using Windows Hello* in Windows® 10 with an Intel® RealSense™ Camera F200 and SR300

Last Reviewed: 06-Sep-2017
Article ID: 000016725

Windows Hello* is biometric authentication that provides instant access to your Windows® 10 device.


  • Windows 10 64-bit operating system.
  • A Windows* sign-in PIN.
  • A system with an Intel® RealSense™ Camera. See list of devices with an Intel RealSense Camera integrated.
  • Intel® RealSense™ Depth Camera Manager, version 1.4 or higher. Download the latest DCM.

To set up Windows Hello, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Windows Start Icon and click Settings > Accounts.
  2. At the Accounts screen, click Add to set up a PIN. You must set up a PIN before you can enable Windows Hello.

    Set up a PIN

  3. Once you have a PIN, click Set up in the Windows Hello section.

    Set up in Windows* Hello

  4. Click Get Started.

    Welcome to Windows* Hello

  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to take your picture.

    Take a picture

  6. Go to Windows desktop and lock the computer by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del. Select Lock. This step locks your computer and allows you to log on using your face. When you log on, you see the camera turn on for a few seconds while it recognizes your face for logon purposes.

    Small camera on empty Windows* Hello background

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