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    Nov 27, 2004
    Yorkshire, UK
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    Question Apple Care for 2 year old iBook G4 - Can it be bought?

    As some of you may have read in the iMac forum, I am thinking of buying an iMac and to do so would be selling my iBook.

    Now I have someone who is interested in purchasing my iBook who had a question that I could not answer, so I thought I would put it to you guys...

    My iBook (12" iBook G4) is coming up to 2 years old now. I did not purchase the Apple Care protection for it when I bought the iBook. My friend who is interested in buying the iBook wanted to know if he could purchase Apple care for the iBook or not?

    I was not sure on this issue as I donít know the time limit you have got to buy Apple care after you buy a Mac.

    Can anyone enlighten me as to weather it is possible to purchase Apple care for my iBook almost 2 years down the line?


    Chris. :mac:

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    Dec 24, 2002
    Los Angeles, California
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    To my understanding , you can only purchase Apple Care with the first year of the system being purchased. So no, you will not be able to purchase it now.
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    Jan 08, 2005
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    No you can not, as rman said. Even if you did not purchase it and you could you would only have 1 year left. If nothing has happened to it in these 2 years, and he takes good care of it, it is unlikely that something horrible would happen to it that would be alot of money.
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