Drew Community  

Go Back   Drew Community > General Forums > Technology Discussion
uLogin ID  
Password
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-09-2008, 04:50 PM
Alicia E. Lutes
 
Posts: n/a
Default Senior Laptop Question?

Hi, so I just graduated from Drew and as luck would have it (figures!), the computer screen doesn't work anymore, and the laptop itself keeps freezing up. My question is...can you guys still look at our computers? Do we still have a few months left on our warranty or anything? I went to a computer store in my town and they said it was like a logicboard issue or something (that's what they said it sounded like) and it would cost me $800. I obviously don't have that kind of money and would like to at least have access to my files on the thing. Any help would be greatly appreciated! I don't live in the area (CT currently), but will probably be visiting friends in and around the area in the next week or so, so I would love to be able to drop it off or something if you guys can/will look at it. Thanks!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-09-2008, 05:24 PM
Rian D. Spivak's Avatar
Rian D. Spivak Rian D. Spivak is offline
Ranger Cub
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Goshen, NY
Posts: 61
Default

If you have the Thinkpad model R51 it should still be in warranty until the middle of August and if you stop by the helpdesk, we can verify if that is the case for sure. If it is still in warranty, we can repair the computer hardware here. If you want to check, you can call us with your model, type, and serial number and we can check over the phone. The model, type, and serial number are on a label on the bottom of the computer.
__________________
Rian Spivak
Hardware Support Specialist
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-10-2008, 09:43 AM
Betsy Black's Avatar
Betsy Black Betsy Black is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: South Orange, NJ
Posts: 99
Default

Dd the repair shop where you brought your computer check the warranty status? They should be able to know that there is a ThinkPad Accidental Protection warranty on the machine until August.
__________________
Manager, User Services
Computing & Network Services
Library 131
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-11-2008, 01:17 AM
Alicia E. Lutes
 
Posts: n/a
Default

no, they told me there was no way it still had any sort of warranty or anything on it since it was "so old." i didn't know and i figured that maybe my warranty was only through drew or something. in any event, i will bring it down in the coming week or so--thanks!
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:39 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.5.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Drew University is not responsible for the content of posts made on this site. All posts and comments reflect the opinion of the author.