How Do I Deauthorize My iTunes Account on an Dead Computer

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  1. AppleTecFan macrumors 6502

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    How Do I Deauthorize My iTunes Account on an Dead Computer,when I mean Dead it won't turn on anymore..Now how can I do it remotely from my MacBook Pro?
     
  2. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    No can do.

    You can de-authorize all computers and then reauthorize the living ones.
     
  3. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    I don't think you can. If you are already at 5 authorizations, you can deactivate all of them, and only reactivate the ones you currently have.
     
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    Although I think you can only do that once every 12 months, right?
     
  6. AppleTecFan thread starter macrumors 6502

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    But I only have 3 on my account right now
     
  7. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    I wouldn't worry about it then.
     
  8. AppleTecFan thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Yes you can with 5 computer,but how can you do it with less
     
  9. Akira1980 macrumors 6502

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    Call Apple, that is what I did and they deauthorized the computer for me.
     
  10. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    Yes, unfortunately, not only can you only do it 1x/12 mos, but you need to have five computers authorized to do this, AFAIK? Here are the official instructions

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1420

    So you can either contact Apple or just not worry about it (since once you have enough computers for it to matter, then you can follow the de-authorize all instructions).
     
  11. AppleTecFan thread starter macrumors 6502

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    How would they do it
     
  12. jmann macrumors 604

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    They would waive a magic apple wand and deauthorize it. :p ;)
     
  13. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    They have access to change your account is ways you could only dream about.
     

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