I Have a dell latitude 3480 and i was wondering if i sell the laptop would i still somehow be able to track the computer from BIOS.
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A simple google search tells me Netrace product computrace has a theft recovery and tracking tool that is embeded into BIOS
Every Dell laptop (and desktop) have a unique "service tag" associated with it and owner of the machine is part of the record in Dell database...
Nevertheless, it may be quite hard, as a "end user", to exploit this service tag to track the laptop on the wild. A better solution would probably be to backdoor the operating system (and lock the BIOS to avoid any reinstallation of it).