- 09-21-2011, 05:42 AM #2
- 09-21-2011, 07:39 AM #3
- 09-21-2011, 08:29 AM #4
You should wipe the hard disk on the powerbook before selling it. Re-image the machine the way it was from the factory then hand it off. You don't need to worry about de-authorizing the computer. You can have up to 5 computers authorized at once and when you reach the limit you have an option to deauthorize all of them. I have had to do that in the past because I change computers often.
- 09-24-2011, 08:08 AM #5
Last time I tried to do a deauthorize all, it said that option was only available once a year. Is this still the case? I've been waiting for November to roll around so I can free up my authorizations - I've got a work computer from a job I left, and two computers on there twice because I had to restore them.
- 09-24-2011, 09:30 AM #6
Apple - Support) and ask them to do it for you. Simply explain the situation and ask them to deauthorize all computers. They will usually complete the process in a matter of a day or two.
I've taken this route a couple of times.