This component allows to read the fingerprint through a biometric readers. With this component is possible to write applications that demand the reading of the fingerprint. The new version able to compare the external file fingerprint image from a database archive, include the VB sample of to use it. This component requires Visual Basic 6.0 Run-Time and PreciseBiometrics Library. The component can be used with any development environment that supports its. This control depends on the MSVBVM60.DLL for VS6 and PB.DLL, PBSDK.DLL and PBSDKWIZ.DLL library which must be installed in the Windows system directory.