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Does the Acer Helios 300 G3 572 come with computrace?

Riley3376Riley3376 Posts: 4Member New User
I’m thinking of buying this older laptop and I’m wondering if it comes with computrace already set in the Bios or as an option to be enabled. Are there any other security features besides the logging in of a Microsoft account to show location that come default with this laptop? My Lenovo was stolen and I had almost no security installed so I’m looking for a secure gaming laptop. 

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  • XdxDXdxD Posts: 725Member Seasoned Specialist
    I don't have any computrace security on my 2017's G3-572 except the one provided by Microsoft.
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  • XdxDXdxD Posts: 725Member Seasoned Specialist
    To prevent mishap, set full BIOS password so that even to just boot, it will ask for password.
    Trying to do my best here - Your happy Predator owner =)!
  • Riley3376Riley3376 Posts: 4Member New User
    XdxD said: to 
    I don't have any computrace security on my 2017's G3-572 except the one provided by Microsoft.
    So there is only tracking through a Microsoft account that’s logged in?
  • xapimxapim Posts: 2,775ACE Pathfinder
    edited September 12
    Riley3376 if you want realtime tracking install Prey if youre worried about security you could also of course do as @XdxD suggested but the downside its that if you ever forget the password or the bios gets bugged and wont recognize the password anymore you would  probably have to send it back to acer to wipe the bios completely and reflash it :)


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