Best Lock for Macbook

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by lear, May 20, 2007.

  1. lear macrumors newbie

    Dec 31, 2005
    What is the best lock for a Macbook (white) for a dorm room?
  2. mylo macrumors newbie

    Jul 7, 2006
    charleston, sc
    No lock. If your roommate really wants to steal your laptop all he/she needs is a pair of wire clippers.
  3. grapes911 Moderator emeritus


    Jul 28, 2003
    Citizens Bank Park
    I highly recommend getting a lock for your laptop. No, its not going to stop your roommate from taking it, or anyone else with the time, but will stop the random guy walking by from taking it. Locks don't prevent theft, they just lengthen the time it takes to steal something and hopefully you'll notice before they finish taking it.

    Any name-brand lock will be fine. Kensington, Targus, etc.
  4. lear thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 31, 2005
    Not necessarily roommate but suitemates...

    Also, specifc reccomendations? Keyed or combo style, etc? Do I need to worry about it damaging the macbook (assuming regular use and not an attempted theft)?

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