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    Hi I recently purchased a macbook, however unfortunately i did not receive it and my friend did. I asked him to open it and check it out. He did so but put his name for the registration purpose. Now I cant change it to my name and it always shows " " macbook. Is there anyway i could change it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by krishnadassls View Post
    Hi I recently purchased a macbook, however unfortunately i did not receive it and my friend did. I asked him to open it and check it out. He did so but put his name for the registration purpose. Now I cant change it to my name and it always shows " " macbook. Is there anyway i could change it?
    Give this a try:

    Changing your Mac’s Computer Name - OS X Daily

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    Nick it worked. Thanks-Krish

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    Quote Originally Posted by krishnadassls View Post
    Nick it worked. Thanks-Krish
    You're Welcome Krish!

    - Nick
    - Too many "beachballs", read this: Beachballs
    - Computer seems slower than it used to? Read this for some slow computer tips: Speedup
    - Almost full hard drive? Some solutions. Out of Space
    - Apple Battery Info. Battery

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    Wanted to know this also. Thanks!!

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