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Aperture will not retain serial number when quitting,

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I have A NSF version from 09, it has worked all this time until I had to rebuild my drive the old fashion way, I can not find an Aperture System ID on my new drive, I do have the serial number still, but no disc.

What do I need to do.

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), Late 2008 17 inch Mac book Pro
  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,380 points)

    How did you transfer Aperture to your new drive? If you did not reinstall from the CD, try if reinstalling Aperture will help. Since you do no longer have the CD, download the Trial installer. You can unlock it with your serial number.


    Download it here: Aperture 3.1 Trial


    After running the Trial installer go immediately to Software update in the -menu, and only after updating to the most recent version launch Aperture and enter your registration code to unlock the Trial.  Then launch it by double clicking your Aperture Library or clicking the Aperture icon. Run the installer from an administrator account.


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