Tracking a lost ipad

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    Is it possible to track a lost/stolen iPad, if the find my iPhone/iPad feature is not on the device? Can it be traced by serial number, maybe by contacting apple when the person tries to sync it to iTunes? It had a password code on it, can that be reset by who ever has it?

    Not sure how all of this works, just wanted to see if anyone knows.
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    The only "find your iPad" app requires a MobileMe account unless you use jailbreak alternatives. The person that stole your iPad can unfortunately do these 2 things: put it in restore mode, or put it in DFU mode. So sorry for losing your interesting-companion-in-life-pad but unfortunately you've had it and there's nothing you can do about it.
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    Oh, it wasn't mine. A co-worker's was stolen. I was just wondering if there was a way it could be traced thru the serial number once the person tried to register it.

    Thankfully I still have my beloved iPad!

    Thanks anyway.
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    Oh, sorry for him/her.

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