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Evil Homer 07-26-2004 11:21 AM

Where is the computer information stored?
 
When you install any copy of OSX, you are required to enter a name and address and phone, etc. Where is that information stored and is there any way to change the information without having to reinstall the OS? Could I just put the CD back in and rerun the wizard? Thanks

ApplejustWorks 07-26-2004 11:53 AM

Search around your applications folder(including utilities)...I'm pretty darn sure there is an app that runs the wizard thingy.

Evil Homer 07-26-2004 02:06 PM

Any idea what it would be called? I ran all the apps in the utilities menu and nothing I saw had anything to do with that wizard.

Graphite 07-26-2004 02:17 PM

well actually, all that info is stored on your computer as its ID. It can be changed, just like everything.

Perhaps check out your address book ;) that will allow for a quick change.. not sure how perm it is though. Otherwise, mess around with the terminal and fix it there... OR reinstall your OS and start over ;)

Evil Homer 07-27-2004 08:51 AM

How can I do it through the terminal? What function do I have to run?

Absolute Zero 07-27-2004 09:07 AM

If you need to change it, go to the utilities folder, open setup assistant, and change it.

ApplejustWorks 07-27-2004 12:59 PM

thank you absolute! That was the name of the app!

Evil Homer 08-05-2004 11:45 AM

I don't have the setup assistant in the utilities folder. I have airport and bluetooth setup assistants, but neither of those work since I don't have wireless. Is there any other way?

Absolute Zero 08-05-2004 02:30 PM

Hmm... it seems like it disappears after you register your computer, mine was not registered at first because my Internet was down for a few hours.

It must be in address book.


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