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#1 scijerif

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Posted 16 October 2010 - 01:30 PM

I had a HP Pavilion dv7.3165dx notebook that was stoleden last week. Someone told me it had a builtin tracker that could be tracked if used online. Is this true, and how do I use it?

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Posted 16 October 2010 - 01:53 PM

Hi :thumbsup: to Bleepingcomputer!

Well From what I see on the internet and on the specs for the laptop and from personal expirence of having used that laptop I am sure there is no way to track it unless you installed some third party tracking software.
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Posted 16 October 2010 - 03:03 PM

Thank you for your time!

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Posted 20 October 2010 - 02:27 PM

You are welcome! :thumbsup:
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Posted 20 October 2010 - 09:33 PM

Look for IntelŽAnti-Theft Technology software in your next one. I know somw Lenovo's already have it. Otherewise as mentioned you can buy a tracing software.
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Posted 26 October 2010 - 07:51 PM

http://preyproject.com/ - Prey is a lightweight application that will help you track and find your laptop if it ever gets stolen. It works in all operating systems and not only is it Open Source but also completely free.

Nice video of the app here.


Credit to Noviciate.

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 07:55 PM

Very nice. Thanks for the link RedDawn.
Special thanks to Novicate.

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 08:22 PM

You're most welcome, TZ.




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