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  1. #1

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    May 27, 2010
    Is a mac ownership transferable (and what abt AppleCare)?
    My brother just bought a laptop using his student discount and I wanted to buy it off him (saves me some money!). I had a couple of questions:

    1. Will the default 1 year warranty hold good if ownership transfers to me?

    2. If I decide to buy a AppleCare plan sometime soon, would it hold good considering I am not the original owner?

    3. Do I need to have legal paperwork showing I purchased it from him?

    Your help is greatly appreciated !

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Apr 09, 2009
    Ithaca NY
    13 inch alMacBook 2GHz C2D 4G DDR3, 1.25GHz G4 eMac
    Yes. ...*lengthens message to fit parameters*

    As for paperwork, I don't think so. As long as it's registered. And if it isn't registered, you can register it and then buy apple care.

  3. #3

    harryb2448's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB PCI-e storgae StOS X.13.3
    1. Get your brother to take up Applecare.

    2. Purchase the machine from him.

    3. See third entry from bottom on transferring:-

    Apple - Support - AppleCare - FAQ

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    Sawday's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 19, 2006
    York, UK
    iMac: 24" Aluminium, 2.8 GHz, 4Gb RAM. iPad2, iPad mini2, iPhone5s
    Someone buys a Mac using his student discount then sells it to someone else who is not a student. Is that a valid topic for discussion here?
    Experience teaches you to recognise a mistake when you make it again.

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    Aptmunich's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 09, 2004
    Aluminium Macbook 2.4 Ghz 4GB RAM, SSD 24" Samsung Display, iPhone 4, iPad 2
    Apple would obviously prefer if the purchaser actually used the mac, but they don't / can't prohibit students from selling laptops they purchased.

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