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Track a laptop with serial number and ip address

Last response: in Laptops & Notebooks
August 11, 2011 12:23:49 PM

Hello,.,.,. i lost my laptop a wek ago,.,.,., Is there any possible solution to find it using the serial number?? please help me,.,.,
a c 572 D Laptop
August 11, 2011 12:53:00 PM

Hello dondon1991;

Tracking not possible without a anti-theft program installed prior to theft.
Like Prey: Even that is no help if a smart thief wipes the HDD.

The IP address is not unique to your laptop and will change when the person with your laptop uses his own internet service or a public wireless hotspot.

Your serial number never shows up online and so can't be tracked.
Make a police report and notify the laptop manufacturer it's been stolen.
The police might recover stolen property and the laptop manufacturer might notice if the laptop goes in for major repairs.