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Page last updated at 08:37 GMT, Monday, 5 September 2011 09:37 UK

How to catch thieves who stole your tech

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Texan Greg Martin had his laptop stolen in the recent riots in London.

But as he had installed tracking software on his computer he was able to watch the suspected thief, who lived four streets away from his flat, use the stolen laptop, noting his name and contact details as he signed into his email and Facebook accounts.

Marc Cieslak tests out what software can be used to track computers and how to get your tech back.

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