You could probably return it to the apple store, if you return it as the one you bought at the apple store. Make sure all the numbers and UPCs are the same.Thanks! Any idea if I can return it to an Apple Store instead of shipping it back?
So it appears that software is returnable as long as it isn't open. Who knows, though? These things are very rarely uniform.Returns are subject to Apple's Sales and Refunds Policy. You have up to 14 days from the time you receive your item(s) to initiate a return. A 10% restocking fee will be assessed for opened items. Shipping fees are not refundable.
Items that cannot be returned include:
Product that is custom configured to your specification
Electronic software downloads
Software Up-to-Date Program Products (software upgrades)
Apple Gift Cards
Apple Gift Packaging (origami style gift box with ribbon and greeting card)
Apple Developer Connection Products (Membership and Technical Support)
* You may return software after rejecting the licensing terms, provided the software is not installed on a computer. However, software that contains a printed software license may not be returned if the seal or sticker on the software media packaging is broken.