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Hosted by site sponsor MacAce. You should see a window similar to this one: Where can I locate the Order Number for my Mac? Are Order Numbers unique?
Logic Board Repair. Remove battery to locate. You can also use your computer's model identifier to get more information. Don't just give a one-line answer; explain why your answer is right, ideally with citations. You should see a window similar to this one:
What are the limitations identifying a specific Mac using Order Numbers? Are they unique? What are the limitations identifying a specific Mac using this identifier? Are EMC Numbers unique?
Are Model Identifiers unique? What are the limitations identifying a specific Mac using the Model Identifier? The error message does not mention the serial number.
What appears in the system. Why do you think your Mac's serial number is associated with your Messages and App Store problems? Similar messages on the 'net.
Small update: Mundstrom 3 1. Mundstrom Mundstrom 21 1. Check in terminal to see if the system information is truly missing: No joy on the terminal command. No Genius Bar nearby either: There's no official Apple store in Belgium.
What a mess. The web help is also very good. Start with the support and service links to the top right of the window you posted to show the error. Unless you are sure the serial was here before the upgrade and those parts are user upgradeable, so you're not likely making problems with that operation , it could be a rare oops from the factory where they didn't run the step where the logic board gets a serial number.
I edited my answer - looks like you get both free phone support and web support in Belgium in English and Flemish if you prefer.
Jan 4, Depending on the product, you can find your serial number: On a Mac, by choosing About This Mac from the Apple menu. MacBook Pro. Aug 8, Learn how to find the serial number and other information that can help you identify your Mac Pro.
Called Apple Support, they are exchanging the machine for a new one. The guy at the helpdesk had never heard of this problem before. I hate being unique and interesting: Mine was before App Store days. Would you consider editing the answer out of the question and actually using the "answer your on question" function - especially since you have a very good answer for this.
Mark yours as accepted, too!
The Appstore stuff turned out to be a red herring as it persists on the fixed mini. Maybe it's running a special version of So I'm accepting Grahams answer as most correct on the serial number question and editing out the irrelevant App Store part.
Use Blank Board Serializer See http: Be sure to follow the instructions faithfully. Deesbek 2, 4 19 TTreen TTreen I would write up the instructions so they stand alone and not just provide a link. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook. You can also find your product's serial number on the original product receipt or invoice. You can also choose a product below for details about finding the serial number: HomePod HomePod. Get help Apple registration numbers and Apple hardware product serial numbers might have the number "0" zero , but never the letter "O.
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