Tracking my stolen Laptop...

Discussion in 'Lounge' started by kingcobra, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. kingcobra

    kingcobra Well-Known Member

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    Anyone here know how to track the actual home address and information of the person's name based on the IP Address I got...

    Long story short, my laptop was stolen a month ago and just now I noticed Dropbox is logging their IP since I had it installed on my laptop...

    Also, anyone know how to hack into it? It shouldn't be wrong since it is my own laptop after all...

    Any help would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. justlegos

    justlegos Well-Known Member

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  3. JoshC.

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  4. kingcobra

    kingcobra Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the help guys...I was able to trace the IP Address to the Internet Service Provider but was wondering if I could actually find the exact home address and name of the person who is using my laptop...

    Also would be cool if I could hack into my laptop and see the information they have to get their personal info to contact the cops
     
  5. MidianGTX

    MidianGTX Well-Known Member

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    Maybe the ISP would help if you could tell them it's a stolen laptop, they'd probably need the cops permission to give you the info though. I dunno about over there, but here it's pretty hard to get the cops to care about stuff like that.
     
  6. sammysin

    sammysin Well-Known Member

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    Find who took it and beat them.
     
  7. Eli

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    The next logical step is to contact the police, but don't be surprised to discover they don't give a shit beyond giving you a form to fill out to officially file the police report.
     
  8. sid187

    sid187 Well-Known Member

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    yeah, do not be surprised when cops do not care.

    chris.
     

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