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#1 OFFLINE   crp

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 06:12 PM

So Belkin sells a lock & cable to secure one's netbook. Reading the product description ,
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Lock down your company notebooks with unique, individual keys and locks for each computer and a master key that opens all the locks
unsure.gif they give everybody a master key to open all the locks they sell?
so a thief can buy one and then use the master key to unlock other peoples notebooks?
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Posted 04 April 2012 - 07:47 PM

I don't think any lock will stop a determined thief, only a casual one.

For example, I locked myself out of the house one day with the keys inside. I ended up calling a locksmith to pick the lock. He said it would be cheaper for him to simply drill out the tumblers and replace the lock than attempt to pick it. Elapsed time: 5 minutes.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:32 AM

lol!  that is so sad. biggrin.gif
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