Apple
APPLE COMPUTER INC (Form: SC 13G, Received: 02/14/2005 12:17:13)

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

Schedule 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
(Name of Issuer)

COMM
(Title of Class of Securities)

037833100
(CUSIP Number)

December 31, 2004
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this
Schedule is filed:

[X] Rule 13d-1(b)

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS, NA.,  943112180
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        U.S.A.
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      12,726,811
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        14,782,710
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
        14,782,710
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        3.68%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
                ---------

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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL FUND ADVISORS
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        U.S.A.
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      1,664,809
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        1,805,689
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
1,805,689
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.45%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        IA
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS, LTD
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        England
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      1,321,521
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        1,343,521
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
1,343,521
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.33%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
                ---------

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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS JAPAN TRUST AND BANKING COMPANY LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        Japan
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      324,875
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        324,875
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
324,875
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.08%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        England
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      18,499
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        18,499
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
18,499
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*
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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS BANK PLC
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        England
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      1,331,000
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        1,331,000
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
1,331,000
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.33%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        England.
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      57,144
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        57,144
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
57,144
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.01%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS CAPITAL INC
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        U.S.A.
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      81
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        81
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
81
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BD
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS PRIVATE BANK & TRUST (ISLE OF MAN) LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        England.
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      -
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
-
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS PRIVATE BANK AND TRUST (JERSEY) LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only
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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        England
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      -
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
-
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS BANK TRUST COMPANY LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        England
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      -
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
-
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS BANK (Suisse) SA
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        Switzerland
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      -
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(9) Aggregate
-
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BARCLAYS PRIVATE BANK LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        England
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      839
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        839
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
839
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        BK
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        BRONCO (BARCLAYS CAYMAN) LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        Cayman Islands
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      -
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(9) Aggregate
-
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        OH
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        PALOMINO LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        Cayman Islands
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      540,249
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        540,249
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
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(9) Aggregate
540,249
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(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.13%
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(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        OH
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CUSIP No.       037833100
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.
        I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only).

        HYMF LIMITED
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(2) Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group*
(a)  / /
(b)  /X/
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(3) SEC Use Only

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(4) Citizenship or Place of Organization
        Cayman Islands
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Number of Shares                                (5) Sole Voting Power
Beneficially Owned                                      -
by Each Reporting                               ------------------------------
Person With                                     (6) Shared Voting Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (7) Sole Dispositive Power
                                                        -
                                                ------------------------------
                                                (8) Shared Dispositive Power
                                                        -
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(9) Aggregate
-
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(10) Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

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(11) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
        0.00%
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(12) Type of Reporting Person*
        OH
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ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS, NA
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        45 Fremont Street
                                San Francisco, CA  94105
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        U.S.A
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
        APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS GLOBAL FUND ADVISORS
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                         45 Fremont Street
                                 San Francisco, CA   94105
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        U.S.A
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) /X/ Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS, LTD
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                         Murray House
                                1 Royal Mint Court
                                 LONDON, EC3N 4HH
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        England
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A
(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
        BARCLAYS GLOBAL INVESTORS JAPAN TRUST AND BANKING COMPANY LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        Ebisu Prime Square Tower 8th Floor
                                1-1-39 Hiroo Shibuya-Ku
                                Tokyo 150-0012 Japan
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        Japan
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        Unicorn House 5th floor
                                252 Romford Road, Forest Gate
                                London 37 9JB England
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        England
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS BANK PLC
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        54 Lombard Street
                                London, England EC3P 3AH
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        England
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        5 The North Colonmade
                                Canary Wharf, London, England E14 4BB
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        England
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)
ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS CAPITAL INC
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        200 Park Ave
                                NY, NY 10166
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        U.S.A.
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) /X/ Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS PRIVATE BANK & TRUST (ISLE OF MAN) LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        4th Floor, Queen Victoria House
                        Isle of Man, IM99 IDF
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        England
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS PRIVATE BANK AND TRUST (JERSEY) LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        39/41 Broad Street, St. Helier
                        Jersey, Channel Islands JE4 8PU
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        England
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS BANK TRUST COMPANY LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
                        54 Lombard Street
                        London, EC3P 3AH, England
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        England
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS BANK (Suisse) SA
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
10 rue d'Italie
CH-1204 Geneva
Switzerland
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        Switzerland
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A
(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)
ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BARCLAYS PRIVATE BANK LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
59/60 Grosvenor Street
London, WIX 9DA England
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        England
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) /X/ Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        BRONCO (BARCLAYS CAYMAN) LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
Walker House Mary Street PO Box 908 GT
George Town, Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands)
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        Cayman Islands
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        PALOMINO LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
Walker House Mary Street PO Box 908 GT
George Town, Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands)
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        Cayman Islands
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 1(A).      NAME OF ISSUER
                APPLE COMPUTER INC ORD NPV
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ITEM 1(B).      ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
                1 Infinite Loop
                Cupertino, Ca 95014
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ITEM 2(A).      NAME OF PERSON(S) FILING
                        HYMF LIMITED
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ITEM 2(B).      ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
Walker House Mary Street PO Box 908 GT
George Town, Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands)
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ITEM 2(C).      CITIZENSHIP
                        Cayman Islands
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ITEM 2(D).      TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
                        COMM
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ITEM 2(E).      CUSIP NUMBER
                        037833100
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ITEM 3.         IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13D-1(B), OR
13D-2(B), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A

(a) //  Broker or Dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) //  Bank as defined in section 3(a) (6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) //  Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a) (19) of the Act
        (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(d) //  Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment
        Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) //  Investment Adviser in accordance with section 240.13d(b)(1)(ii)(E).
(f) //  Employee Benefit Plan or endowment fund in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
(g) //  Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with section
        240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h) //  A savings association as defined in section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit
        Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(i) //  A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment
        company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
        (15U.S.C. 80a-3).
(j) //  Group, in accordance with section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J)

ITEM 4. OWNERSHIP

Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and
percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.
(a)  Amount Beneficially Owned:
                20,204,607
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(b)  Percent of Class:
                5.01%
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(c)  Number of shares as to which such person has:
        (i)   sole power to vote or to direct the vote
                17,985,828
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        (ii)  shared power to vote or to direct the vote
                -
              ----------------------------------------------------------------
        (iii) sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
                20,204,607
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        (iv) shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
                -
              ----------------------------------------------------------------
ITEM 5. OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof
the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five
percent of the class of securities, check the following. //
ITEM 6. OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON
        The shares reported are held by the company in trust accounts for the
        economic benefit of the beneficiaries of those accounts.  See also
        Items 2(a) above.
ITEM 7. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY WHICH ACQUIRED
        THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY
                Not applicable
ITEM 8. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP
                Not applicable
ITEM 9. NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP
                Not applicable




ITEM 10.        CERTIFICATION


        (a) The following certification shall be included if the statement
         is filed pursuant to section 240.13d-1(b):

                By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge
                and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and
                are held in the ordinary course of business and were not
                acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect
                of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the
                securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection
                with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose
                or effect.

        (b) The following certification shall be included if the statement
         is filed pursuant to section 240.13d-1(c):

                By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge
                and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired
                and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of
                changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the
                securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection
                with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose
                or effect.


                        SIGNATURE
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.


                                                February 14, 2005
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                                                Date

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                                                Signature

                                                Nancy Yeung
                                                Manager of Global Accounting
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