Finger swipe not installed

Previous to my laptop HDD going bad, my finger swipe was working fine.  Since the install of the new HDD the laptop says the finger swipe is not installed.  IS there a way to fix this issue?
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"finger swipe"   ?  Thats a good one!
Do you mean the Simplepass fingerprint reader hardware instead?
Did you use the HP recovery media to restore the notebook to an operating state? 
Verify that it is enabled in the BIOS and then install the operating system appropriate software.
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