HT1349: How to find the serial number of your Apple hardware productLearn about How to find the serial number of your Apple hardware product
Currently Being ModeratedJan 5, 2013 7:19 AM (in response to kbem)
This will apply to what you need to do since you no longer have the PC and you are at the limit of 5 computers.
If you need to authorize your new computer and are unable due to already having five authorized computers, you can deauthorize all computers by doing the following:
Note: You may only use this feature once per year. The Deauthorize All button will not appear if you have fewer than two authorized computers. If you need assistance on using this feature, please contact iTunes Store support via email (http://www.apple.com/support/itunes/store/).You can read more about it here.
- Click iTunes Store on the left side of iTunes.
- If you're not signed in to the store, click the Account button, then enter your account name and password.
- Click the Account button again (your Apple ID appears on the button), enter your password, and then click View Account.
- In the Account Information window, click Deauthorize All.