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Monday, January 25, 2016

1662. Buy a used computer. Good idea?

Buying used computers. Is this safe?

I have just bought some used computers for one of my clients. Besides the considerable cost saving to purchase a used computer we have had a very good experience.

If you buy from an Ebay seller check out that seller for any issues. The sellers are very concerned about getting bad reviews so I have found them to be usually a good risk.

Make sure you get a valid operating system key so you can re-install the operating system from scratch. I would not just accept the installed system. You never know what "spy" software could be installed.

So look for a good seller rating and always format and re-install the operating system,.

Reinstall operating system -- virus check

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