Don't buy directly from Acer. It's a commodity item.
Search Froogle or the other price comparison sites for 146.AD077.002. A quick look shows the best price of $160USD.
I travel a lot so $160 for 3 years plus accident is worth it.
It depends on what you're going to use it for. I travel alot so size and weight are more important. If you don't mind the extra weight then get the 9504.
The heat issue you mention is from one bad machine not systemic on all 4005s. If...
The 30 days may be the time you have to register the warranty.
In my warranty contract it states: "This service contract must be registered within 15 days of purchase to be valid."
I don't see anything about how soon after...
You send them a bunch of money, they send you a piece of paper (from acer) with a number on it. You then go to the acer web site and register the warrany serial # to your computer's serial #.
It is the acer warranty.
I don't think...
Here's a link to a list of software that might help. http://www.digital-digest.com/dvd/do...cid=14&scid=14
I haven't tried any of them. I don't have any DVDs from other regions but I had a thought...
I have Daemon tools installed....
You can get the 3 year total protection warranty for about $160.
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I travel all the time and the warranty was one of the pluses for buying an Acer.