security and Find My Device functionality (stolen laptop)

How does find my device work in locating a stolen laptop while it's turned off and how accurate ?

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Hi Brent

I am Dave, an Independent Advisor, I will help you with this . . .

That functionality does not work when your laptop is turned off, it relies on the thief turning on the laptop at some point and then registers that as the last location of your laptop and the accuracy depends on the hardware of your laptop, some have GPS and that is very accurate, otherwise it is the IP address of the connection that is used as a locator . . .
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Hello, my Graphics card amongst my ram was stolen from my pc, i have proof of purchase for the graphics card, unfortunately not the ram. Would i be able to track the ip on my GEFORCE GTX 1050 ti? 

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Last updated June 7, 2021 Views 35 Applies to: