Life-Changing Tips πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ to Prevent Laptop Thieves 😈 ...

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Who wouldn’t be devastated by the loss of their laptop?

So much of your life is on it that it can feel like you’ve lost an arm.

You’ve not only got to deal with the financial loss but there’s the worry of what the thief has access to.

There are measures you can take to minimize the pain.

1. Have Your Laptop Engraved

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There are numerous ways you can have your laptop engraved so that people in pawnshops and the police can get it back to you.

There are some companies that engrave the plastic, and there are others that put a printable stain on your laptop that is impossible to scratch off without scratching off the plastic too.

2. Put Tracker Stickers on the Bottom of Your Laptop

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A sticker on the bottom of your laptop may make people think twice about actually taking it or keeping it.

There is a slim chance the thief will see the sticker and quickly get the laptop out of his or her house because he or she thinks it is being tracked right now.

3. Keep Track of Your Laptop with Tracking Software

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There are plenty of paid services you can use to track your laptop.

Most laptops do not have GPS, but they do connect to the Internet.

Tracking software can tell you where your laptop is by the places where it has made contact with other Wi-Fi hotspots and mobile telephone stations.

4. Save Serial and Model Numbers

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As a preventive measure, write down your laptop’s model number and serial number.

You can give the numbers to the police, and if they find the laptop, they will give it back.

It may also help to identify your laptop if it has been stripped for parts.

5. Have a Password and Change It Every 72 Days

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On your desktop or laptop you are given the option of setting up a password.

This stops people from gaining access to your computer if they physically have it.

Many people do not put a password on their laptop because it is annoying having to type it in whenever they boot it up.

However, a password can stop thieves from seeing your data and can stop them from making better use of your laptop.

Change your password every 72 days just in case somebody you know has been trying to figure it out.

And keep the password somewhere safe because if you forget it, you’re absolutely stuffed!

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