I purchased one Dell Inspiron laptop around 3 weeks back and I came for a visit to Israel with my laptop. Unfortunately my laptop has been stolen. Is it possible to locate my laptop with the help of the serial number? I don't have any trackking software installed in my laptop.
You can report it stolen to Dell, but it's not going to be possible for you to track it - contact the police and let them work on it.
In the US,
I believe my laptop was stolen, how do I know or find out if my laptop has a trakking device. I still have my box and everything. I am pretty positive it is registered as well. I am also going to file a stolen laptop report with a list of the names of the people I believe could have it. Is there a way to try to locate it on here or anything ??? It just happened a day ago. Thanks.
Sorry to hear your laptop was stolen.
You should notify the Police in your area and file a report, then use this link to notify Dell that the laptop was stolen: http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/dellcare/en/stolen_system
If you happened to purchase and installed LoJack for Laptops, then your computer can be traced and returned to you, otherwise you will have to wait for the Police to recover it and return it to you. You can also check with your homeowner's or renter's insurance to see if it's covered, that way you can get it replaced.
Hope this helps.
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