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Many NCF members prefer to buy used or refurbished computers to save money over buying new hardware. NCF does not sell computers, but some of our members have made recommendations about good places to buy computer hardware, including used, refurbished computers and computer parts.
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Many NCF members prefer to buy used or refurbished computers to save money over buying new hardware. NCF does not sell computers, but some of our members have made recommendations about good places to buy computer hardware, including used or refurbished computers and computer parts.
  
 
==Refurbished computers==
 
==Refurbished computers==
Many outlets sell new computers that were factory-rejected for minor cosmetic flaws (scratches and dents) and term these ''refurbished''.
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Many outlets sell discounted new computers that were factory-rejected for minor cosmetic flaws (scratches and dents) and term these ''refurbished''.
  
 
==Used and/or Refurbished computers==
 
==Used and/or Refurbished computers==
NCF does not endorse and of the companies on this list and we have no business relationship with any of them, but NCF members have recommended these:
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NCF does not endorse any of the companies on this list and we have no business relationship with any of them, but NCF members have recommended these:
  
 
*[http://www.active123.com/ Active Electronics]
 
*[http://www.active123.com/ Active Electronics]
 
*[http://www.canadacomputers.com/ Canada Computers & Electronics]
 
*[http://www.canadacomputers.com/ Canada Computers & Electronics]
*[http://www.computersupplyhouse.com/ Computer Supplyhouse]
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*[http://compucorps.org/techstore/ CompuCorps]
*[http://www.compucorps.org/index.php/lang-en/store CompuCorps]
 
*[http://www.compunation.com/ Compunation]
 
 
*[http://www.everbest.on.ca/ Everbest Computer]
 
*[http://www.everbest.on.ca/ Everbest Computer]
*[http://factorydirect.ca/static/index.htm FactoryDirect.ca]
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*[http://factorydirect.ca/ FactoryDirect.ca]
*[http://www.resetelectronics.com/VALUE/index.asp Reset Electronics]
 
 
*[http://www.shoprbc.com/ ShopRBC]
 
*[http://www.shoprbc.com/ ShopRBC]
 
*[http://www.thetrailingedge.com/ The Trailing Edge]
 
*[http://www.thetrailingedge.com/ The Trailing Edge]
 
*[http://www.tigerdirect.ca/ Tiger Direct  (web only)]
 
*[http://www.tigerdirect.ca/ Tiger Direct  (web only)]
  
==Computers for Communities==
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==See also==
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*[[Computer Help]] with fixing computers
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*[[Using Windows safely]]
  
[http://computersforcommunities.ca/c4c/ Computers For Communities] (C4C) is a local not-for-profit community organization that provides refurbished computers in exchange for your labour. You can earn a free computer by spending time rebuilding computers for other people.
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[[Category:Computer help]]
C4C provides all the training you will need to rebuild computers, and, as a bonus, when you have earned your computer you will know how to repair it, upgrade it and keep it running, too.
 
 
 
[[Category:NCF services]]
 

Revision as of 14:55, 2 January 2018

A used desktop computer being blanked using DBAN.

Many NCF members prefer to buy used or refurbished computers to save money over buying new hardware. NCF does not sell computers, but some of our members have made recommendations about good places to buy computer hardware, including used or refurbished computers and computer parts.

Refurbished computers

Many outlets sell discounted new computers that were factory-rejected for minor cosmetic flaws (scratches and dents) and term these refurbished.

Used and/or Refurbished computers

NCF does not endorse any of the companies on this list and we have no business relationship with any of them, but NCF members have recommended these:

See also