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Windows 7: my laptop was stolen

06 Nov 2010   #41
ionbasa

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sheafy View Post
Do you do much graphics heavy stuff, and whats the acer like?
i have an acer desktop computor at my house, its allright, but got clogged up pretty fast and didnt have much memory.

- Sheafy
Acer is so-so. my laptop rigth now has the intel graphics and I dont like it. Anything that involved graphics or medium gaming was done on the dell becouse of the dedicated ati graphics. The downside was the the dell has a 1.4Ghz processor, but it was esily oc to 1.9Ghz, the same goes for the graphics card, it was oc-able.
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06 May 2011   #42
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Ion-I know this is VERY VERY OLD but I was wondering what was the outcome?
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06 May 2011   #43
rbeldua

MS Windows 8
 
 

yeah me too. was it recovered?
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08 May 2011   #44
ionbasa

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Unfortunately, no the judge wouldn't sign off the warrant to go retrieve it
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08 May 2011   #45
rbeldua

MS Windows 8
 
 

sorry to hear that, i was hoping for a happy ending..., i had one laptop stolen from me before i've recovered it about a 2 mos. with a tracking software (prey). i got his ip, location and importantly his picture. the ip was useless but his photo was sure is useful. he sold it to a nearby pawnshop, the owner of the pawnshop recognizes the thief since i have the laptop papers with me. the owner was kind enough to return it (for a fair amount of course, he said for storage fee).
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08 May 2011   #46
ionbasa

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Yes, it was unfortunate, they did a full on investigation also, the guy who had my laptop had severall other all reported lost/stolen. I went in to get an interview with an officer, got questioned, and in the end the judge said the way I obtained the IP address and location was not substantial enough, even with the thief's Internet provider backed up my claim
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09 May 2011   #47
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

im sorry to hear that mate. I hoped for the best, sadly that didnt happen .
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13 May 2011   #48
TCG

 
 

+1 for Prey, really nice software.... can't beat free!
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13 May 2011   #49
ionbasa

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TCG View Post
+1 for Prey, really nice software.... can't beat free!
Make that another +1 and thank you for the link, will defiantly run it on all my computers.
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14 May 2011   #50
MoInSTL

Windows 7 Professional x64, SP1
 
 

No problem. I have had Prey on my laptop since day one and just happened to hear about it somewhere else and checked it out. I really like that it's open source and will snap pics of the bad guys.
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