Downvoting questions you feel are annoying or repetitive is counterproductive. The bottom case and logic board have the same serial number. Do not use this software if you worry about the copyright or legal issues that may or may not be involved with running said software. Eligibility Use the serial number checker below to see if your device qualifies for this program. Be polite and kind at all times. If yours doesn't, you are pretty much out of luck. However, if a response is rude, irrelevant, or harmful, please report it.
You Mac itself, will have the same serial number somewhere either on, in, in back of, or under its casing. Include as many details as possible. But I'm not sure what to believe. Modifies the motherboard's firmware, and changes the unit's serial number It wouldn't be easily or legaly obtainable. If you have questions, please. The box also lists the Apple part number it starts with M. Besides, on almost all versions of this computer you will find this information in the About this Mac window.
The reason for this was that the serial number on the pre-unibody Macbook Pro's is on the top case, which I had gotten from the spare parts machine after too many spillages on the original top case had killed the keyboard backlight I'm more careful now. Self-promotion is allowed on Saturdays only. I told you to not perform this fix. Fifth, if you have an Apple warranty that's still valid, call Apple to fix the serial number issue. This program does not affect 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar or older 13-inch MacBook Pro models.
All results are presented for educational purposes only. Sorry for the long winded post. You will see the serial number on the underside of the device, near the regulatory markings. Start typing in your model number i. This will likely void any valid warranty. Rep said Apple engineers are aware and working on the problem. Follow up after receiving answers! Match that number to one in the table below to find your MacBook Pro model.
W88010010P0 in the box above. When I run the new Serial through the database it still shows the same specs, just a few months earlier build date and still shows warranty it's a 2012. Unless you had something like lojack installed on it, it's impossible from a technological point of view. On the surface of your MacBook Pro Close the computer and turn it over. I would think that the presence or in your case the absence, of a system serial number would be an issue. I had the same experience a few days ago.
I could install programs, log into the App store, iMessage friends and colleagues, and everything else needed in my Mac environment. However, if someone is smart enough to come to Tom's for help, then they are likely smart enough to not get caught. Fixing problems over the internet is incredibly difficult! Filter By Category Want a Flair? The issue is this: the serial number on the bottom of the laptop, is different to the one reported in 'About This Mac' when I open it. All information comes from a free public manufacturer database. The proper place for advice is. To prepare your MacBook Pro for service, please.
Is it because Apple wants only genuine Apple computers accessing their networks? All product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. What I am trying to figure out is, what software would require the serial software, to function. Replacement process Choose one of the service options below to have your battery replaced. You don't have to serialise the motherboard. There is literally very little excuse for you to not have access to your serial number. Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 0 May 22, 2019 1 May 21, 2019 0 Mar 15, 2019 1 Jan 25, 2019 1 May 12, 2018 8 Apr 7, 2018 1 Jul 12, 2017 1 Dec 23, 2015 1 Apr 13, 2014 4 Feb 26, 2014 1 Oct 30, 2013 1 Sep 12, 2013 7 Oct 15, 2012 4 Apr 30, 2012 3 Apr 30, 2012 4 Feb 2, 2012 1 Feb 11, 2010.
Report the theft and provide the info. Some systems have a lojack lime capability. Additional Information This worldwide Apple program doesn't extend the standard warranty coverage of the 13-inch MacBook Pro. Once the system detects what type of Apple device you have, it will add it to your device list below and give detailed specs as well as links to order specific parts for your particular device. It is granted solely at the moderator's discretion. Guy said he was a Graphic Designer and was upgrading to a new iMac.