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How safeguard my Mac's contents from unscrupulous 'repairmen'?

382 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Jun 13, 2013 3:45 PM by thelnukus RSS
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Jun 12, 2013 6:07 PM

How should one safeguard, secure, protect their Mac, when they must take it in to a 'repairman' who may or may not be trustworthy?

What could they do to it that we should be aware of.

That's a general question.

but specifically I need to take my old iBook G-4 in to some repairman because it will not turn on.  I'm not asking for solution to why it won't turn on.  I know what they have to do to just get it to turn on.  But i just need to know what could an unscrupulous repairman do to mess with a customers mac, and how can i prevent it?

Shouldnt we be concerned?

I'm thinking they might put some tracking device on it, or some mischief.


iBook G4 (Early 2004)


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