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IBM Certified Pre-owned PCs
IBM Certified Pre-owned Equipment

IBM Certified Pre-owned PC product purchases are backed by a 7-day money back guarantee and limited warranties. We offer a wide variety of models at prices to fit any budget. Some models are sold as used, but may be returned merchandise or excess inventory (open box). Some products are off lease from corporations and undergo a stringent IBM refurbishment and testing process We pride ourselves on the excellent quality of our products and provide exceptional customer service.

Over $300 in complimentary software included with select PCs.

When you purchase a desktop or notebook preloaded with Microsoft® Windows® XP (Professional or Home Editions), you'll receive a complimentary IBM Lotus Symphony installed (Suggested retail price: $313). Learn more about these powerful desktop tools that exchange documents seamlessly to and from Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Seven day money back guarantee

If for any reason, you are not satisfied with an IBM Certified Pre-owned PC machine you acquire, you may return it to IBM Credit within seven (7) days after you receive delivery of the machine and obtain a full credit or refund. To qualify, send email to: or call IBM Credit's Technical Support Hotline at 1-800-334-9693, option 1 then 2. Please provide: Your name, telephone number, email address, 6 digit order number, machine model and machine serial number.

Quality satisfaction guarantee

If you call after seven (7) days of delivery, but within the quality satisfaction guarantee time period designated on your order confirmation (either 3 months or 6 months, depending on the type of PC), or within the 1 year extended coverage beyond 3 or 6 months if you purchased an Extended Warranty Option, an equivalent machine selected by IBM Credit will be shipped in exchange for the original machine. Such replacements will be shipped after you have returned the original machine to IBM. All returns must include the original machine, its manuals, media and be sent to the location designated by IBM Credit. A copy of your shipping label must accompany all returned machines.

If you should wish to exercise this guarantee, please call IBM Global Financings Technical Support Hotline at 1-800-334-9693.

IBM Certified Pre-owned PC products undergo a stringent refurbishment process

For PCs:

  • Data cleansing of hard drives
  • Testing and verification of all parts
  • Testing and refurbishing notebooks batteries
  • Reloading operating system software
  • Cleaning the equipment inside and out, so the product looks virtually new

For printers and monitors:

  • Vigorous full function test
  • Cleaning the equipment inside and out so the product looks virtually new
90 day quality satisfaction guarantee for IBM Certified Pre-owned servers, networking and storage

For IBM equipment that IBM installs or is designated as "customer set up" by IBM, and is either covered by a remaining IBM warranty or an IBM Maintenance Service contract, IBM Global Financing guarantees your complete satisfaction with the quality and the reliability of such unmodified equipment for three months from shipment or from the release date for pick-up. If you contact IBM Global Financing at 1-800-334-9693 within the applicable three month period and indicate that you wish to exercise this guarantee, IBM Global Financing will, at its sole option, either replace the equipment or refund the purchase price paid. Please retain a copy of your shipping label to establish proof of purchase.

IBM Tested

For Unix and midrange servers (iSeries/AS400/System i/Power Systems, pSeries/RS/6000/System p/Power Systems):

These servers are remanufactured at the original plant of assembly utilizing the same vigorous test processes as new equipment.

Mainframe servers, storage and networking:

All mainframe servers, storage and networking products are tested and maintenance qualified using the high quality standards of IBM Remanufacturing.

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