We prefer laptop mainly for the potability it offers with all features of a desktop. You can carry it easily anywhere you go and do your work en route. But there are risks of theft associated with it compared to the desktop PCs. Because desktops are normally stationary and normally use it in our home or office, means in a secure environment. We carry laptops during our journey. Sometimes you may forget it somewhere or evil people may get hold of it. So a tracking solution is necessary for Laptops just like your mobile phone. So I introduce you a free online service for this purpose. Try a free Quick Heal service to track and recover stolen laptops.
Quick Heal Technologies, India’s leading Internet Security tools provider, was founded in 1993 and has been involved in Research and Development of anti-virus software since then. Last month Quick Heal launched TrackMyLaptop.net, an online service to trace and recover stolen laptop.
The portal is designed to act as a platform to unite the laptop-using community, law enforcement authorities and the Quick Heal team to share information and to combat the growing menace of laptop theft. This service is free of cost for Quick Heal users as well as for users not using Quick Heal.
If you have lost your Laptop don’t get panic. Visit TrackMyLaptop.net today and get registered for free. Provide your complete address, phone number, laptop details including make, model no., MAC ID no. etc. on the registration form. Confused about MAC ID? It is none other than the physical address of your laptop.
How to find MAC ID of my Laptop?
To find MAC ID of your laptop please follow the below tips
For Windows XP
1. Click Start -> Control Panel.
2. The Control Panel window opens. Click Network and Internet Connections..
3. The Network and Internet Connections window opens. Click Network Connections.
4. The Network Connection window opens. Double-click Local Area Connection icon.
5. The Local Area Connection Status dialog opens. Click Support tab.
6. Click Details button
7. The value corresponding to Physical Address is the MAC ID of the system.
For Windows Vista and Windows 7
1. Click Windows icon -> Control Panel
2. The Control Panel window opens. Click Network and Sharing Center.
3. The Network and Sharing Center window opens. Click View Status
4. The Local Area Connection Status dialog box opens. Click Details button.
5. The value corresponding to Physical Address is the MAC ID of the system.
COMMAND LINE MODE
1. Click Start -> Run
2. The Run dialog box opens. Enter the command cmd in the text box and clickOK.
3. The command line editor of windows opens. Type the command ipconfig /alland press Enter key.
4. If you are using a wired Internet, then the MAC ID of the system will be the value corresponding to the Physical Address field under the Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection section. If you are using a wireless Internet then the MAC ID of the system will be the value corresponding to the Physical Addressfield under the Wireless Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection section.
If you you face any difficulty in getting the MAC ID there is a tool designated for it. You can download it for free from HERE.