These provisions apply to Dell's one-year limited warranty only. For
provisions of any service contract covering your system, refer to your invoice
or the separate service contract that you will receive.
If Dell elects to exchange a product or portion of a product, the exchange
will be made in accordance with Dell's Exchange Policy in effect on the date
of the exchange. In any instance in which Dell issues a Return Material
Authorization Number, Dell must receive the product(s) for repair prior to
the expiration of the warranty period in order for the repair(s) to be covered
by the limited warranty.
Two-Year Limited Warranty (U.S. Only)
Dell Computer Corporation ("Dell") manufactures its hardware products
from parts and components that are new or equivalent to new in accordance
with industry-standard practices. Dell warrants that the hardware products
it manufactures will be free from defects in materials and workmanship.
The limited warranty term is two years beginning on the date of invoice, as
further described in the following section.
Damage due to shipping the products to you is covered under this warranty.
Otherwise, this limited warranty does not cover damage due to external
causes, including accident, abuse, misuse, problems with electrical power,
servicing not authorized by Dell, usage not in accordance with product
instructions, failure to perform required preventive maintenance, and
problems caused by use of parts and components not supplied by Dell.
This limited warranty does not cover any items that are in one or more of
the following categories: software; external devices (except as specifically
noted); accessories or parts added to a Dell system after the system is
shipped from Dell; accessories or parts added to a Dell system through
Dell's system integration department; accessories or parts that are not
installed in the Dell factory; or DellWare products. Monitors, keyboards,
and mice that are Dell-branded or that are included on Dell's standard price
list are covered under this warranty; all other monitors, keyboards, and mice
(including those sold through the DellWare program) are not covered.
Batteries for portable computers are covered only during the initial one-year
period of this limited warranty.
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