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How to lock down a laptop to a table
The following procedure locks down a laptop to a table or other immobile object. It requires 1) a USB flash drive and 2) a neck strap (or similar one), which will be used to fasten to the flash drive one end and ties around a table leg or other immobile object the other end. It is useful when you do not have access to a power outlet.
Fasten the strap to the flash drive. (see photo below)
Fasten the other end of the strap to a table or other immobile object.
Plug in the flash drive into a USB port of a laptop.
Lock the laptop by pressing the Windows logo key and L key together.
When a thief removes the laptop from the table, the laptop will be disconnected from the flash drive and then an alarm will go off.
Tips: Instead of using an ordinary neck strap, a USB extension cable can be used to fasten to a table. An advantage is that when the cable is cut off, the theft alarm will also go off.
Step 1: Fasten the strap to the USB flash drive
step 2: Fasten the strap to a table
Step 3: Plug in the USB flash drive into a USB port of a laptop.
(Video) Theft alarm demo with flash drive
System requirements: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP,SP2, or SP3. Windows 8 is not supported.
Please learn how to properly disarm the theft alarm before installing.
For non-English Windows users: LAlarm account lockout function will not work if you are using LAlarm in a non-English Windows. See workaround.
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