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06-15-2021 02:20 PM
Was it directly-connected via an Ethernet cable to your cable-modem (assuming that the cable-modem is JUST a modem, not a "combination" modem-and-multi-Ethernet-port router) ?
If so, your Internet Service Provider may be able to search through the log-files of their DHCP-server, to try to find "your" entries in that log-file.
If it was connected via WiFi to your cable-modem, or connected via Ethernet to a "combination" device, then login to the web-server "inside" your cable-modem, and look at the "list of connected clients". You might find an "expired" entry for the MAC-address of your computer.
If the thief uses WiFi at some location (Starbucks? McDonalds? Tim Hortons?) you'll have to get their I.T. departments to search their own log-files.
If the thief connects it via Ethernet to a "combination" cable-modem, then the MAC-address is known only to that cable-modem, not to any Internet Service Provider.
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