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My Synaptics Validity Sensors driver keeps reverting

My HP Pavilion laptop has a fingerprint scanner for login. The laptop shipped with Windows 7, but since 8.1 onwards, the fingerprint sensor driver keeps reverting to a screwy version which doesn’t work, and it does this every week (seemingly).

To set the driver back to the version I want, I use the method described in this SuperUser answer:

However, it seems that my preferred driver is getting regularly smushed by Windows Update which deems the online driver to be “newer”. To stop this on Windows 10, you can “Roll Back” the driver, and this should have a lasting effect. To do so:

You can then specify which driver you would like to roll back to, and answer the questions in a sensible way to convince Windows Update not to undo your hard work yet again.