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By continuing to browse the site, closing this banner, scrolling this webpage, or clicking a link, you agree to these cookies. Some resources online say that you can contact Apple and they will resolve it. However, I am not a fan of waiting on hold for a free product. There must be a better way!

It ends up that the implementation of this restriction is somewhat simple. I figured that if the applications arrived in an "unregistered" but still working state when the computer was purchased, surely there must be some way to revert them to that state.

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Surely enough, there is. I took a look at the files inside the package. They all had the same timestamp, which was some time before I acquired the machine.