[SATLUG] laptop for sale

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 11:49:25 CST 2008

The company that they were sold to specializes in liquidating companies.
Aside from that though, I wasn't really trying to discuss the viability of
CompUSA as a business as that has already been determined.  I was just
letting people know that there will be a problem with extended warranties
because of the situation.  If there isn't, that would be great.  Then you
have additional protection in case something happens.


On Jan 18, 2008 9:42 AM, Don Wright <wmail at wricomp.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 18 Jan 2008 08:20:37 -0800, "Ernest De Leon"
> <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> >Not to cause a stir, but I would like to point out that CompUSA is going
> out
> >of business.  The owner, Carlos Slim Helu (the Mexican Mega-Billionaire
> and
> >richest man alive) has decided to close all stores and liquidate the
> >assets.
> Not exactly. The name and many assets were sold to another company. Only
> the retail stores are being liquidated. See www.compusa.com for info.
> >  I'm not sure if the one in SA has closed yet, but just be
> >forewarned that the warranty will be useless very soon.
> Maybe not. The FAQ on the new CompUSA.com website says that service
> agreements are handled by a separate maintenance company and are not
> affected by the change in ownership. Check your policy to see who really
> administers it, or try calling the phone number given. Whether any
> particular extended warranty is transferable is in the details of the
> contract.  --Don
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Ernest de Leon

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