- Just download and install it in your laptop.
- Remember the password you given during installation. It will be required during retrieval of information regarding your laptop location.
- Keep 'adeona-retrievecredentials.ost' in a safe place because it will be required during retrieval process. You will find this file in desktop and also in under program files 'C:\Program Files\Adeona'.
- TESTING (not stolen) : For retrieval of information from the server start the 'Run Adeona Recovery' program from your computer if you just want to test the application.
- LAPTOP STOLEN: Install the Adeona software in any other laptop and start 'Run Adeona Recovery' program from their if your laptop is stolen.
- Enter the password given during the installation of the software in your laptop. Locate the 'adeona-retrievecredentials.ost' file of your laptop , I have told you to keep that is a safer place in previous instruction and start the process.
- After that a file 'adeona_retrieve_results.txt' will be created upon completion of the retrieval process in your desktop under 'adeonaretrieval-08-26-2009-1653' folder. '08-26-2009-1653' in folder name refers to the date and time of retrieval process completion. So it may change in your case.
- info: ========== START STATE RETRIEVE ==========
info: state updatetime: 08/26/2009,16:42 (IST)
info: succesfully retrieved update replica 0
info: ======== start location data =========
update time: 08/26/2009,16:42 (IST)
internal ip: 120.13.420.217 //your IP Address
external ip: 120.13.420.217
access point: technozonebiti //acess point to which your laptop is connected
1 0.000ms 120.13.420.1 (techcablesystem.in)
2 0.000ms 120.13.420.1 (could not resolve)
3 1.000ms 126.96.36.199 (could not resolve)
4 16.000ms 188.8.131.52 (could not resolve)
5 181.000ms 184.108.40.206 (ldn-b2-link.telia.net)
6 180.000ms 220.127.116.11 (ldn-bb1-link.telia.net)
7 181.000ms 18.104.22.168 (prs-bb1-link.telia.net)
8 203.000ms 22.214.171.124 (zch-b1-link.telia.net)
9 203.000ms 126.96.36.199 (dante-01287-zch-b1.c.telia.net)
10 195.000ms 188.8.131.52 (swiIX2-10GE-4-4.switch.ch)
11 199.000ms 184.108.40.206 (swiEZ2-10GE-1-3.switch.ch)
12 207.000ms 220.127.116.11 (rou-open-net-switch.ethz.ch)
info: ========= end location data ==========
- Update Time: The time when your laptop information is being send to the server.
- Internal IP: IP address is being assigned to your laptop by the ISP (Internet Service Provider) when the laptop was connected to the internet.
- External IP: IP address is being assigned to your laptop by the ISP (Internet Service Provider) when the laptop was connected to the internet. Basically internal and external both are same.
- Access Point: The access point used to connect your laptop to internet.
- Nearby Routers: The routers that are nearer to the internet network your laptop is connected to.
To trace the IP Address location:
- Just put the Internal Ip you got from the adeona_retrieve_results.txt file into the text field below and click search, you will get the details of the ip address along with a map or search the ip address with any ip geolocation service to retrieve the location of ip address from where your stolen laptop is being connected to internet.
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