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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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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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Nick it worked. Thanks-Krish
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- Computer seems slower than it used to? Read this for some speedup 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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