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[an error occurred while processing this directive] $MachineID

  • $MachineID is a string which gives, if possible, a unique identification code for the computer on which Mathematica is being run.
  • On many computers, $MachineID is the MathID string printed by the external program mathinfo.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.13.5.
  • See also: $SystemID, $MachineName.