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[sharing] reading computers serial number

Apr 05 2006 | 7:42 am

For a long time I’ve been struggling with a simple way to obtain
computers serial number, in order to get a way to create simple
challenge response copy protection sheme for max applications – not
that I ever really needed it, but it’s been in my head for quite a

This question has been raised several times on the forums and I don’t
remember it was answered before.

Using shell object, you can read machine serial using "System
Profiler" command. There is all other interesting system info
contained in there.


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