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Ok, to sum up: my roommates "sound" decent. However, I don't know about future guests that might come to my room though.

Seems like removing wheels alone should discourage most wannabe thieves lol.
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According to this picture, I don't see a place for padlocks to go.

Security screws or tamper-resistant screws are your best bet I think.
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post #13 of 30
best thing to do is just make sure you and your roommate agree that locking the door is necessary.

i've been taking my rig to the dorms for 2 years and have had no problems.

if anything, you might want to looking into lojack. http://www.absolute.com/en/

or a gps tracking set (seen frys sell them) but in all honesty, a lock door is the best security you can have.
    
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post #14 of 30
Depends on your dorm.
I left my room open to the hall and always had like 5 people chilling in there constantly

Always had my galaxy s and laptop out in the open, no problems.

I did have my main rig behind my desk which was under the loft bed, took me like 15 mins to fit it under there, which was enough theft deterrent for me =P
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According to this picture, I don't see a place for padlocks to go.

Security screws or tamper-resistant screws are your best bet I think.
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Where are you going to put the padlock? I don't see a hole for it on the sidepanel or back. (Going by newegg pics)
Yeah, I just found out about that

I guess I'll check out these security screws then.
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Put it in a 20 year old IBM tower chassis and smear it with feces.
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Put it in a 20 year old IBM tower chassis and smear it with feces.
haha. this is the slight reason i had bought a p180 mini and p183. since they look more professional and not really like a gaming machine.
    
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post #18 of 30
although I wouldent recommend it at all a guy on my course superglued his DVI cable on both ends (cable was fed through one of those desk cable holes). Makes it pretty difficult to steal with just hands. Of course doing this made his graphics card unremoveable and rendered a DVI port useless if he ever wanted to get a new monitor or move his PC away from the desk. Something you could try though is a safe or cabinet with some ventalation/cable holes and screw it into the wall.
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post #19 of 30
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Those security screws look nice. Just need those with thin heads (to avoid removing by hand) and matching size.

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best thing to do is just make sure you and your roommate agree that locking the door is necessary.

i've been taking my rig to the dorms for 2 years and have had no problems.

if anything, you might want to looking into lojack. http://www.absolute.com/en/

or a gps tracking set (seen frys sell them) but in all honesty, a lock door is the best security you can have.
Yeah, that's even better I guess. Along with removing the wheels, should be more than enough.
Edited by Duplicated - 8/10/11 at 7:07pm
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post #20 of 30
What about the bike lock style they use in schools? The one with the cable through the eyehole screw on the back of the case. Im sure you can find that online and bolt it to your desk or something else heavy.
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