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Windows 7: I got my laptop stolen! What should I do.

21 Jun 2013   #1
Girom

Windows 8
 
 
I got my laptop stolen! What should I do.

Forgot to lock the car.

What should I do? I've been changing passwords but even if I change the passwords can't they still do things on my accounts because they are already logged in?

My Lastpass is signed in on browsers. I did change my Lastpass password just now, can they still see all my accounts saved in Lastpass even though I changed the password?

But then I guess most laptop stealers probably just try to sell your computer instead of trying to pry into your privacy?

Fortunately they didn't take the power cord with them but it did have a good amount of battery.


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21 Jun 2013   #2
Lee

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11
 
 

The only thing I can help you with is; ensure you notify the police then get into your online accounts and start changing passwords. . .Good Luck.
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21 Jun 2013   #3
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Get on another computer and change all your passwords.
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21 Jun 2013   #4
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Do you have all the info on your laptop when you bought it ?

If so first thing you should do is call Microsoft and have them deactivate the copy of windows running on that machines and ask them for a new key code

The laptop you will probably never see again also contact HP tell them what happen maybe they will give you information on how to shut down all the programs on that particular unit

They do updates and I imagine they have your info as well I would go through them as well to see if you can make the Laptop you had useless to anyone trying to use it unless they install there own copy of windows
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21 Jun 2013   #5
derekimo

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From last pass, what to do if your laptop is stolen,

https://lastpass.com/support.php?cmd=showfaq&id=886


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21 Jun 2013   #6
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Get on a friends computer and log into your computer and then change all passwords.
Do like the top 3 have suggested also.
THW
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21 Jun 2013   #7
FaberTech

Windows 7 x64 / Windows Server 2008 / Linux (Redhat & Deb distros) / OS X / More
 
 

Every time something got stolen from me that was worth anything, i called all the pawn shops within 25 miles. always got my stuff back.
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21 Jun 2013   #8
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Here' a youtube if laptop is stolen.
Stolen Laptop - What to Do If Your Laptop Is Stolen Video

Most of the suggestion have already been listed above.
THW
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21 Jun 2013   #9
Girom

Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
From last pass, what to do if your laptop is stolen,

https://lastpass.com/support.php?cmd=showfaq&id=886
Thank you. I killed all sessions. Does that mean it would automatically sign me out of all the accounts in that computer?
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21 Jun 2013   #10
Girom

Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
Do you have all the info on your laptop when you bought it ?

If so first thing you should do is call Microsoft and have them deactivate the copy of windows running on that machines and ask them for a new key code

The laptop you will probably never see again also contact HP tell them what happen maybe they will give you information on how to shut down all the programs on that particular unit

They do updates and I imagine they have your info as well I would go through them as well to see if you can make the Laptop you had useless to anyone trying to use it unless they install there own copy of windows
Thank you. I think BestBuy should have that info because I had warranty with them. So I will call them tomorrow morning and then call HP.
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