He got me my activation code via email in less than 24 hours. He had me send him my serial number so that he could check it before he sent me the code because he said he had a problem with someone trying to return an activation code. http://stores.shop.ebay.com/Gordys-...650QQ_sidZ19907740QQ_trksidZp4634Q2ec0Q2em322 Thought I'd share because it worked great for me since I didn't want to pay $349 for AppleCare. DISCLAIMER: I'm not affiliated with the ebay dude. Please take any and all precautions as you may with any other ebay seller. This guy isn't a friend of mine, nor do I trust him as one. I just had a good experience with him and I'm sharing that experience in hopes to save you some cash.