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Any extended warranty option for refurbished?

by Cjeangen / February 16, 2011 6:35 AM PST

I am thinking of buying a refurbished Asus through Best Buy. The warranty is only 90 days though, and Best Buy doesn't offer an extended warranty on refurbished computers. I talked to Asus directly, but the only offer an extended warranty through the third party store. Is there another place where I could purchase an extended warranty for refurbished computers?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 16, 2011 6:40 AM PST

Just in case it's not clear the reason is simple. It's not unlike you buying an used car from somewhere and then asking a third party to warranty it without inspection.

Let's just say it is unlikely to happen. In fact such a warranty should push the price back to a new laptop with the factory warranty!

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extended warranties on refurbs
by chudddds / March 30, 2012 2:07 PM PDT
In reply to: Unlikely.

newegg sells extended warranties with their refurb laptops, and it doe NOT bring the price up to the NEW level, not even close.

i have purchased them many times for many different people, and any warranty service needed went perfect

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Thanks for the update.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 31, 2012 3:06 AM PDT

My answer would have changed if this question was today. I'm locking this out of date discussion.

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