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10.3: Serial number in the 'About This Mac' box now works
Authored by: CHerbold on Nov 17, '03 11:50:28AM

This all depends on the age of your machine & on any logic board replacements. the Serial Number given is in a chip on the logic board. Not all machines have this chip. Most G3 Powerbooks do not have them. I believe the first G4 Ti's didn't have this either.

A very early release of OS 10.0 did not have this feature. I know without a doubt everything 10.2 and up does.



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10.3: Serial number in the 'About This Mac' box now works
Authored by: scifiman on Nov 17, '03 02:11:32PM

I have a rev. A 500 MHz G4 TiBook and I have never had a problem displaying the serial number. I believe you are correct about the G3's though.



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10.3: Serial number in the 'About This Mac' box now works
Authored by: laudet on Nov 18, '03 09:53:04AM

Actually, the original TiBook does have this feature. I lost it when they changed the logic board.



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