Can I Get a Good Deal on a Computer From Home Shopping Channel?

Episode 1657 (1:22:24)

Gloria from North Hollywood, California
Dell

Gloria wants to know if buying a computer on the home shopping channel is a good buy. Leo says that it's usually an older model that is underpowered and even may be discontinued. It's usually the same models seen at big box stores like Costco. If she can send it back, go to Costco instead. Gloria can save more for the same model. But Gloria got a good price that's within the price range for that model. She could even go to Dell.com and find out if she got a good deal, and maybe get a better price for a refurbished model. Is it secure? Leo says yes. It'll be fine as long as Gloria can keep it updated regularly and avoid opening attachments or strange links!