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Posted on 2008-06-18
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Has anyone had any experience buying a refurbished laptop? I purchased an hp refurbished laptop (dv9730us) from Fry's a few days ago. Now I'm having second thoughts and I am thinking about returning it since it only has a 90 day warranty.
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Run it for 89 days, then decided =)

Refurbs are usually fine, they replace the one part that breaks (motherboard, cpu, etc.) and re-sell it. Unfortunately if there is no warranty you may be out of luck if another part breaks.

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Just return it. At Frys, you never has problem return stuffs, but what is wrong with the system that you want to return?
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I just got the laptop today and haven't had any problems yet. I just didn't realize that the laptop was refurbished before I bought it.
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Just return or exchange new one but watch the onsale ads before doing so, you might get new and good one which could be better than one you had.
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