Re: Tracking software for laptop

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Subject: Re: Tracking software for laptop
Posted by:  Mark Randall (mark…@gEEEEEmail.com)
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006

You have hardware tracing (ie a GPS system built into the laptop).

How is software to know where it is; it is unable to just look out the
window. The best you could do with software is have it ping some website
that tracks it, so you could lookup that ping to its ISP and then ask them.

But its not that good an idea, go for hardware trackers.

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- Mark Randall
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<schwoo…@gmail.com> wrote in message
news:1157643874.126234.2808…@i3g2000cwc.googlegroups.com...
> Is there a free or open source software package that will send the
> location or other info of a laptop if it's stolen? Any recommendations
> would be appreciated.

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Tracking software for laptop posted by schwoo…@gmail.com on 7 Sep 2006