Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Dell Linux Support WAS: inspiron 8000
- At 4:27 PM +0000 12/1/00, ashley_pond@... wrote:
>so, be very careful with these refurbs, the warranty is basicallyThat's not true.
>"BUYER BEWARE", with the only caveat being that FOR 30 DAYS ONLY if
>you don't like what you bought for any reason, you are entitled to
>ship the unit back to DELL. you forego all possibilities of any real
>hardware warranty after 30 days by going the refurb route: you have
>no option to purchase any longer warranty with the refurbs.
The 30-day policy only covers full refund for hardware return for defective
merchandise. The warranty is otherwise identical to the new machines. (The
lower-end Inspirons have 1-year warranties; the higher-end Inspirons have
Compare the refurb warranty statement at
with the standard warranty statement at
>the post below probably comes from a DELL rep. in fact, the tone ofI work in southeastern Michigan (extrapolate my employer's web URL from my
>several of these posts seems to be a bit too understanding of what is
>really an illegal practice of monopoly.
address), and am speaking representing only myself.
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