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MechaMechanism
August 3rd, 2011, 08:27 PM
I have a Kensington Security Slot on my netbook. I bought a padlock for it. Is my money well spent. If a criminal rips out the lock then maybe he has hard time reselling. But maybe locks are easy to pick.

Dave_L
August 3rd, 2011, 11:24 PM
It will prevent someone from quickly picking up the netbook and walking away with it. It won't stop a determined thief.

It depends on the location, and how long you leave the netbook unattended. For example, a library, vs. a cafe on the sidewalk of a busy street.

haqking
August 3rd, 2011, 11:49 PM
I have a Kensington Security Slot on my netbook. I bought a padlock for it. Is my money well spent. If a criminal rips out the lock then maybe he has hard time reselling. But maybe locks are easy to pick.

it is a little added security stopping someone from just picking it up on the off chance.

as for the lock, it can be removed very quickly with everday items

MechaMechanism
August 4th, 2011, 03:15 AM
Thanks guys for the replies, they were helpful.