Asset tracking concern

  CAPES 19:35 17 Sep 2007
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I recently bought a second hand HP compaq computer, the hard drive was faulty so i replaced it. When i was going through the BIOS screens i noticed that there was a asset tracking ident,which matched the chassis ident. I've never come across this before, and am now concerned as to where this pc may have come from, although the seller couldnt explain it and says all is o.k. Is the pc likely to send out an SOS when i connect to the internet!!!

  SANTOS7 19:46 17 Sep 2007

click here

Probably not...

  GANDALF <|:-)> 20:49 17 Sep 2007

It is merely a text file added to office computers so that they can be tracked for tax deduction purposes and for IT support. It will not bleat out your IP address.

G

  CAPES 20:02 18 Sep 2007

O.k Thanks guys

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