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Preventing duplicate Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) numbers - All ThinkCentre, ThinkStation systems

Symptom

Users have reported duplicate UUID numbers.

Affected configurations

The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:

  • All ThinkCentre systems
  • All ThinkStation systems
Solution

The user should ensure that the time and date are set on the system before setting a random UUID on a system. For instructions on setting the UUID, refer to the readme.txt file included in the Flash package.