Laptop is one of the most prized possession. Speaking not only in monetary terms which is unquestionably accurate, but also in terms of work, personal data, official data, important files, emails, bank details and what not, laptop has it all for a humble reason that it is our primary workstation. Whether we have to communicate through email or work on official tasks, trade online or even purchase any commodity, everything can be done end to end by using a laptop.
So even a thought of losing our valuable possession, gets a chill running down through our spine. Therefore it is tremendously imperative to be conscious of our laptop and keep it in the safest way possible.
What premeasures you can take before the occurrence of an egregious incidence?
If you are already blessed enough to have not faced any sort of misfortune with your device, doesn’t entails that you would never bump into one in future. It is always better to be prepared for any situation, Here are some tips you can follow to be a step ahead in case of a mishap-
- Insurance- If you have recently bought a new laptop, the first and foremost thing you need to do is to get it insured. Yes the same way you get your vehicle insured against any accident on the road. There are assured insurance options available which will certainly help you reclaim some amount of money in case of lost or even theft of your laptop, as long as you produce proper verified documents supporting your reason of claim.
- Anti-theft and security products- There is a whole bunch of anti-theft and data security product tools available in the online market. In case of a loss or theft, they help you to trace and even secure your valuable data in your device. Moreover it provides a medium of communication to arrange a return if your device falls in the hand of an honest finder.
What if you have lost your laptop already?
If the damage has been done already i.e. you have either lost or some scumbag has stolen your laptop already, then firstly you need to get a hold of yourself and then act to reunite again with your possession. Here are some tips to follow post the mishap-
- Find your device feature- It is a preinstalled feature in both mac and windows OS, which will surely help you detect your device location on a condition that you’ve kept it enabled already.
- IP trace- The aforesaid pre-installed security applications comes with a feature of “My IP trace”, which can be used to spot your device.
Apart from these self-sufficient methods, we recommend reaching out to police help for such incidences.