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Hello everybody!

I am relatively new in programming and arduinos. I have some projects of mine that I completed successfully and now I am thinking about a fingerprint device.
I got a fingerprint slide scanner from sparkfun. -->  http://www.sparkfun.com/products/8881  I also have an Arduino Mega board.
I want to make a lock open when the right person slides the finger on it.
I know there has to be a code thet would read the signal... store it....make a file...and proceed with a specific command. I have NO idea how to do this.
I read through the sparkfun forum on this topic but those guys are talking about some stuff that is way above my brain's power.... I'm not in a college class for programming or any fancy stuff. I'm still in highschool, but I'm very passionate about these things.
The sparkfun forum discussion -->  http://forum.sparkfun.com/viewtopic.php?t=12432  there are 7 pages or sth. The last post is mine.... if noone answered yet.

So, anybody? Can anybody help me understand this ppppplease?

Thank you guys! I appreciate it.

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