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Review of the CompuTrace LoJack Laptop Recovery Service

written by: Kitty Stevens•edited by: M.S. Smith•updated: 12/7/2010

If you have a laptop and you are interested in protecting it then you need to know about CompuTrace LoJack for laptops. It is a wonderful product by Absolute Software. Once installed, it lets you know the location of your laptop 24 hours a day.

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    Geolocation

    Screen shot 2010-12-04 at 3.33.07 PM CompuTrace LoJack for laptops uses Geolocation to pinpoint your computer's location 24 hours a day. The product offers a $1000 service currency guarantee in the event that they are unable to find your laptop. That allows you to feel extremely safe in a world that is increasingly dangerous.

    This product is approximately $59.99 for a one-year subscription. Be aware that the software is free to install but it will not work unless you pay for a subscription. In addition to a one-year subscription there is an optional three-year subscription that runs at $109.91. This allows you to have the same service from $36.66 per year. That's a significant savings.

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    Statistics

    CompuTrace LoJack for laptops has a recovery team that has been shown to have a 90% return rate for all laptops that are reported as stolen each week. Those statistics allow you to not only protect your data but it also is a statistical rate that can give you peace of mind in today's world. It is a great way to protect your Mac.

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    Frequently asked questions

    Many people ask "How on earth does this product work?" Geolocation works by tracking your laptop with GPS or Wi-Fi. It actually not only pinpoints the location of the laptop 24 hours a day but it can also track the history of where your computer has been. Many people find this extremely useful. For example, let's say you have teenagers that you allow access to your laptop. This product can also be used to see if they went where they told you they went. Little things like that make this a product that is utilizing today's Geolocation technology to the max.

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    F.A.Q.

    • Another question frequently asked is: what does it do other than just pinpoint the location of your laptop? It helps to protect your data and information from identity thieves and intruders.
    • This software runs hidden on your laptop and has a 90% success rate of retrieving stolen laptops in the event that yours is stolen.
    • No additional hardware is required for the software work.
    • This functions not only on laptops but also in desktop computers.
    • Law enforcement agencies recognize LoJack for laptops as being one of the best ways to locate stolen computers.
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    Conclusion

    Computrace LoJack for laptops is one of the best ways to protect not only your laptop or desktop computer but also your data from thieves and any intrusions. That piece of mind is hard to find today. This one has the physical protection that you seek. If safety is a concern for you then this is definitely something to consider. Remember installation is free. Try it and check it out - what could it hurt?