04-17-2009 03:07 PM
04-17-2009 04:25 PM - edited 04-17-2009 04:30 PM
04-17-2009 05:19 PM - edited 04-18-2009 03:01 PM
Yes, correct answer.
LoJac works well
CompuTrace is okay
Both are easily defeated.
I wish that the PC market would catch up to Apple. With Apple you can remotely connect to the machine and turn on the camera and have it send pictures of it's abductors and location. They really need a GPS chip in these units.
04-18-2009 02:52 PM
The authorities would be better to contact than HP, there is very little that HP can do last I checked... really all they do is support the product. You can report it to them and have them put in some notes saying it was stolen, though again...the authorities are a better bet.
In the future, always make sure to buy/install LoJack.
My posts are my opinions and experiences from working in the tech industry
04-18-2009 07:54 PM - edited 04-18-2009 08:14 PM
The correct thing to do is to contact all of them. HP will flag the unit, in the event that it is brought in for service, they can seize the equipment and notify the authorities so they can question all parties, and possibly return the property to the appropriate party. Insurance should also be contacted, they will need a copy of the report.
You can also notify MS so they can deactivate the key and render the OS unusable (but you must have the key).
05-20-2009 02:33 AM
09-03-2009 12:00 AM - last edited on 09-02-2015 03:30 PM by Omar-E
My son's Laptop got stolen last week and i'v did registered on line with HP. HP Pavilion DV6247cl Note book. Serial Number: [Personal Information Removed]
. My son has an Idea whom took it and that guy is not real bright with Computer. HP Adm, please help keep an eyes out to see if someone else try to Registered this Laptop with the same Serial number. Thank you in advance for your help. This laptop was a gift from me as a Dad to a son couple of years ago and now he is fixing to Graduate from his Med. School. This Lap Top meant allot to him. Thanks
09-03-2009 12:04 AM
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