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Computers & Networking Buying Guide

Whether you want a laptop computer, desktop PC, or new router, you can get all the Computers & Networking gear you want at a great price on eBay Canada.

Explore Computers & Networking Gear

Explore Computers & Networking Gear

With everything from Apple PowerBooks and Dell desktops to Linksys routers, eBay sellers offer a huge selection of desktops, laptops, and networking equipment to meet your needs.

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Find Computers & Networking Gear on eBay

Find Computers & Networking Gear on eBay

Once you know what type of equipment you want, visit the Computers & Networking portal and start searching for items listings on eBay. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you quickly narrow down listings to the gear you want to buy.

  • Browse: If you have a general idea of what you want, browse listings. Go to the Computers & Networking category and click the subcategory links that interest you.

  • Keyword Search: Keywords offer a fast way to uncover listings for the exact items you want. Simply type keyword terms into any search box and eBay will find listings with titles containing those words. For example, when you type the keywords "Apple PowerBook G4," eBay will search all listings for titles containing the words "Apple," "PowerBook," and "G4." Check the box next to "Search title and descriptions" to expand your search. For more tips on keyword searching, visit eBay's Search Tips page.    

  • Product Finder: Many subcategories include Product Finders that let you search based on the specifics that interest you most. For example, the PC Laptops Product Finder lets you narrow down your choices by brand, processor speed, memory, and hard drive capacity.    

  • Stores: Visit eBay Stores to find items available for immediate purchase from favourite eBay sellers - it's like walking into a virtual electronics superstore.     

  • Want it Now: Looking for a hard-to-find item? Create a post on Want It Now and tell millions of sellers exactly what you want.     

  • Saved Search: Still can't find exactly what you want? Save your search and eBay will email you when a match is available.

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Buy Computer & Networking Gear with Confidence

Buy Computer & Networking Gear with Confidence

Before making your purchase, make sure you know exactly what you're buying, research your seller, and understand how eBay and PayPal protect you.

Know your purchase

Carefully read the details in item listings.

  • Figure delivery costs into your final price. If you spend a lot of money, make sure the seller will insure the item when it ships.

  • If you want more information, ask by clicking the "Ask seller a question" link under the seller's profile.

  • Always make sure to complete your transaction on eBay (with a bid, Buy It Now, or Best Offer). Transactions conducted outside of eBay are not covered by eBay protection programs.

  • Never pay for your eBay item using instant cash wire transfer services through Western Union or MoneyGram. These payment methods are unsafe when paying someone you do not know.

Know your seller

Research your seller so you feel positive and secure about every transaction.

  • What is the seller's Feedback rating? How many transactions have they completed? What percentage of positive responses do they have?

  • What do buyers say in their Feedback? Did the seller receive praise?

  • Most top eBay sellers operate like retail stores and have return policies. Do they offer a money-back guarantee? What are the terms and conditions?

Buyer protection

In the unlikely event that a problem arises during your transaction, eBay and PayPal are there for you.

  • Pay safely with PayPal: PayPal enables you to pay without the seller ever seeing your bank account or credit card numbers. In fact, PayPal protects buyers 100% against unauthorized payments from their accounts. Plus, with PayPal Buyer Protection, your purchase can be covered up to C$1,250.

  • eBay Security & Resolution Centre: Visit the Security & Resolution Centre to learn how to protect your account and use eBay's quick and efficient resolution tools.

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