LAlarm Version 5.0 is now available at the LAlarm download page: www.lalarm.com/download.This new version is now compatible with Windows 7 as well as Vista and XP. It supports both 64 and 32 bit Windows. With this version, LAlarm icon will appear in the notification area (the bottom right side of the screen) when the theft alarm is ready to use.
Hacked Gadgets praised LAlarm as "it is packed with tons of cool features".
If you use your laptop in public places LAlarm is a piece of free product that could help you (small fee for corporate use). This system is basically an alarm for your laptop, best of all it is packed with tons of cool features like sending an SMS message to you or destroying your sensitive data if it is stolen.Source: http://hackedgadgets.com/2009/09/29/physical-laptop-security-using-a-thumb-drive/
EverythingUSB praised LAlarm as impressive piece of this software and also mentioned that "this can definitely give you an edge on keeping your laptop safe." Here are some excerpts.
LAlarm (Laptop Alarm) program looks like a pretty serious attempt to be a poor man's version of laptop security. While you are running this program you are able to use just about every conceivable piece of hardware as a tamper alarm.source: http://www.everythingusb.com/lalarm-17756.html
The most impressive piece of this software is the amount of attention has been given to its long term use. It monitors hard drive health and battery status to make sure you are alerted to any condition that might keep it from functioning properly. It can also make sure your laptop is not used outside of your defined network locations using IP address monitoring. ... FREE for personal use this can definitely give you an edge on keeping your laptop safe.
LAlarm Version 4.0 is now available at the LAlarm download page: www.lalarm.com/download.
This new version is compatible with Windows Vista 64 bit as well as Vista 32 bit, XP, Windows 2008 and Windows 2003. Also supports two additional data destruction methods: UK HMG IS5 and Russia GOST P50739-95