“If your choice of Mac is one of the MacBooks Air, or Pro, then it is likely that you enjoy using your Mac for it’s [sic] portability … even if that portability is just so that you can work around your home or office,” Johnny Winter reports for Mactuts+.
“The disadvantage of that portability is that it opens up the chance of loss, when you are out and about,” Winter reports. “Combined with the desirability and high resale values, your Mac is also a prime target for thieves.”
Winter reports, “In this tutorial I will show you how to create a customised message, on the log in screen, that may help reunite you with a lost or stolen Mac… The technique that I will demonstrate, in this tutorial, will work with any Mac running OS X 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.9 Mavericks. Technically, it will even work on a Hackintosh running OS X 10.7 Lion or later.”
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