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Notification with bad English appears on my daughter's second hand purchased laptop. Virus or real?

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I purchased a second hand laptop for my daughter over a year ago. Now she got the following message on her screen and it cannot be deleted. Is this a virus or is it for real?


"This is a stolen computer, and it's being tracked by legal owner. Pictures etc. have been taken and your physical location has been tracked. Contact the owner at to resolve the situation nice and quick."

MacBook Pro


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