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  1. Automaton539

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    Ok, so my friend asked me, if their laptop got stolen, whether it was possible to trace it and find it where it is without some special software, would I have been right in saying no?
     
  2. valis

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    Yup. Without that tracking software, it's not going to phone home, unfortunately.
     
  3. Automaton539

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    I didn't think so, I just thought I'd check cause they started saying about "what about by using the license key" and though I've not heard of a way to track something just using that without special software actually on the device in question, I figured I would check.
     
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    No worries. We use a lojack-ish device here at the office for laptops; it's a pretty penny, but absolutely worth it.
     
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