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A site for buying used PCs; visiting the archives of the Internet

By Amanda C. Kooser

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Get Used To It: We like totell entrepreneurs to be careful when they consider buying usedcomputers. Warranty and documentation issues are just the tip ofthe iceberg of potential problems. sells, well, used PCs.But you also get some assurances. A 60-day warranty may soundshort, but that's 60 more days than you'll get from mostused computers. Next-day shipping and bulk discounts are nice perksfor the impatient and those with a lot of desks to fill.

A wide selection of name-brand desktops, laptops, monitors,accessories and software gives you plenty to shop for. A quickbrowse turned up Dells, IBMs and Gateways, among others. Each itemis tested twice by technicians before shipping out. It's saferthan auctions, and the prices are attractively low. if you can live without an extended warranty or techsupport; tech-savvy businesses on a tight budget may find thesavings well worthwhile.

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