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Detecting Anti-Theft capable systems

Created: 17 May 2011
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Those who have seen or heard about Intel Anti-Theft Technology with PGP Remote Disable and Destroy are asking the next logical question "How do I know if I have Intel Anti-Theft?"

If you are new to Intel Anti-Theft Technology, take a look at the following:

If you are shopping for new systems, see a list of vendors and models supporting Intel Anti-Theft at http://antitheft.intel.com/find-a-laptop.aspx

If you want to inventory your existing fleet of systems, take a look at the guidance provided at http://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/environment-assessment-report-intel-vpro-technology-part-2.   (Note: If you are not currently using Altiris Client Management Suite, use your inventory solution of choose with the SystemDiscovery utility to obtain the needed information)

In the custom inventory data collected, the single binary value of most importance for Intel Anti-Theft is "IsAntiTheftSupported".

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