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Movers packing desktop -how do i prevent access ?

  1. #11


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    Is the company bonded?
    I'm sure they've got better things to do than unpacking your PC and try hacking into it.

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  2. #12


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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Is the company bonded? I would assume 'national' companies are so bonded but so what? what does 'that' prevent?
    I'm sure they've got better things to do than unpacking your PC and try hacking into it.
    one would think so..but electronics can 'mysteriously disappear .
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  3. #13


    Haven't moved in years, but used to do it regularly. Things that always went with me and NEVER with the movers: computers, guns, jewelry, important personal papers. Repack your car to make room for these things, and anything else valuable or irreplaceable you may own.
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  4. #14


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    Quote Originally Posted by md2lgyk View Post
    Haven't moved in years, but used to do it regularly. Things that always went with me and NEVER with the movers: computers, guns, jewelry, important personal papers. Repack your car to make room for these things, and anything else valuable or irreplaceable you may own.
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    Totally agree with you !! - all 'valuables are already moved/relocated... but ...i can't take computer in the car and the 'hard drive' someone referred to is something i have no idea how to take out of the tower which weighs a ton.. forwhateveritsworth, I have original packing box ..if it gets damaged i can live with it - they're cheap enough to replace -have 2 backup hard drives going with me.
    Last edited by edythe; 04 Apr 2015 at 16:34.
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  5. #15


    I don't know if you have that option but when I moved we used something called Pods its like a uhaul but you pack up this box yourself and they come and take it away to your new place and deliver it on a certain date.
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  6. #16


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    Quote Originally Posted by Atomic77 View Post
    I don't know if you have that option but when I moved we used something called Pods its like a uhaul but you pack up this box yourself and they come and take it away to your new place and deliver it on a certain date.
    Stuff can still disappear from a POD.
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  7. #17


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    Quote Originally Posted by edythe View Post
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    Totally agree with you !! - all 'valuables are already moved/relocated... but ...i can't take computer in the car and the 'hard drive' someone referred to is something i have no idea how to take out of the tower which weighs a ton.. forwhateveritsworth, I have original packing box ..if it gets damaged i can live with it - they're cheap enough to replace -have 2 backup hard drives going with me.
    Rent a U-Haul and car carrier as I suggested before. Pack the UHaul with clothes and stuff you need until the truck arrives. That includes all electronics.

    Moving trucks have been known to get delayed a couple days or even a week. Remember also that Movers do not move chemicals, house hold cleaning agents, lawn mowers, gasoline containers, etc. That also includes foods.

    We have more household stuff in our lives these days, than we did 40 years ago. Also we have stuff that we cannot afford to lose. Especially electronics.
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  8. #18


    If you have the original packing box, UPS the tower to yourself at your new address or to a nearby friend.
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  9. #19


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    Quote Originally Posted by md2lgyk View Post
    If you have the original packing box, UPS the tower to yourself at your new address or to a nearby friend.
    Great idea - never thought of that - Thanks
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  10. #20


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    Quote Originally Posted by Atomic77 View Post
    I don't know if you have that option but when I moved we used something called Pods its like a uhaul but you pack up this box yourself and they come and take it away to your new place and deliver it on a certain date.
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    unfortunately not an option - have to use traditioinal 'movers'.
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