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Do laptops emit an identifying code/number just like a cellular phone would and

  • Laptops
  • Phones
  • Stolen Laptop
  • Windows 7
Last response: in Windows 7
October 18, 2011 8:21:29 PM

Do laptops emit some fdentifying siganl or number as a cellular phone/any other phone would and, if so, can this be used to track a stolen laptop even if it has no tracking software program?

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October 18, 2011 8:26:27 PM

serial numbers, but they arent digital.
mac address. operating system user info. but they can be changed.
you are probably sol =[ what kind of laptop?
a c 611 $ Windows 7
a b D Laptop
October 18, 2011 8:28:58 PM

Mac address when using wireless
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a b $ Windows 7
a b D Laptop
October 18, 2011 8:43:22 PM

I dunno about windows vista and 7 but I know that windows xp / internet explorer use to leave a trace
a b $ Windows 7
October 18, 2011 9:43:29 PM

If your laptop has a internal hsdpa data card like the type in some of the dell laptops then maybe you could track the machines with the right setup, but its a long shot.