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My wife broke the screen on her MacBook. I want to buy a replacement and try to put it in myself. How do I determine the correct screen to buy? It is a 13.3" screen. But, the computer is several years old.

I am not asking for a product recommendation. I am going to buy the official Apple screen. I just read that not every screen fits every MacBook. For instance, one site said I have to worry about which wireless antenna I have. Another said I have to worry about unibody or not. But, I don't know the various specs of the MacBook my wife has. I tried to look up the serial number online, but it doesn't list the model number when I do that.

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possible duplicate of How to identify which model is my Mac? – Mark Apr 9 '14 at 12:29
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Sounds to me like you need to identify your Mac model more than anything else. Give a try How to identify which model is my Mac?

Once you know your precise model, you may want to go to to identify the precise piece number you’re looking for.

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I offer many thanks. – Joe Johnson 126 Apr 7 '14 at 0:27

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