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Old 09-02-2012, 08:42 PM   #1
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Buy Used Get Nothing!

This is a Warning for ALL who even Thinks buying a used eReader will Work Right for You!

I purchased a Use Ereader from a local lady... She refuses to Take it OFF her account .... So now its Useless to me & court cost to much for me to demand my money back! So PLEASE BUY NEW! Saves Headaches & money in the end!
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Old 09-02-2012, 10:24 PM   #2
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You might contact the manufacturer and tell them your story and see if they can do something.

You might post the brand, someone might know how to get around your problem.

Check in your settings and see if there is a reset to new feature or something like that, this might well get rid of the registration.

I might add that I have purchased too much stuff on this forum and never had a problem - however you do need to be careful and weigh the possible problems against the new price :-(
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Old 09-02-2012, 10:31 PM   #3
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Check in your settings and see if there is a reset to new feature or something like that, this might well get rid of the registration.
That's a good point. Don't many of the readers have an option to reset to factory resets? Not just settings, but the kind that reimages and erases all the books currently on the reader?
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Old 09-02-2012, 10:41 PM   #4
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Not sure about other readers but the Kindle has a way to deregister the device and do a factory reset through the device. They can't be the only company that implemented this.
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Old 09-02-2012, 11:37 PM   #5
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Kindle IS easy! I have taken mine back to factory several time.

This is a Sony T1 She claims they wont remove it from her account! They tell me She has to remove it De-reg it! ALL I get is headache & out my money!

Was not member here ... to my knowlege... Buyer Beware Buying used Can/Might cause you to loss more than Buying NEW!
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:04 AM   #6
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Does she know how to do it? It's easy to do online...

If she's not gonna bother setting it up for you to use then she should give you your money back! How rude.
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:53 AM   #7
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Surely something can be done! Have you contacted the manufacturer yet?

I must admit, I have purchased 2 used kindles from e-bay, and not an issue with either transaction. I guess thru e-bay there is some recourse that can be taken.
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:56 AM   #8
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I have contact Sony several times. They just say IF its a Legal Sale She should de-activate it from her account. At this point I wonder IF they think I stole it! YES she should return my money & take it back IF she regretting selling it.
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Old 09-03-2012, 01:13 AM   #9
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Well, they sure are acting like it. Can you get a bill of sale & e-mail it to Sony? With the hopes that they can de-activate it.

Nobody should have to go to small claims court over an e-reader. Shame.
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Old 09-03-2012, 01:49 AM   #10
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Old 09-03-2012, 02:20 AM   #11
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Ask on the Sony board, I am pretty sure there is a way around this and there are some clever people there.
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Old 09-03-2012, 02:48 AM   #12
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Moved to "General Discussions". This does not belong in "Flea Market".
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Old 09-03-2012, 04:22 AM   #13
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So you can do a factory reset via the device. Maybe that'll help.

http://factory-reset.com/wiki/PRS-T1
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Old 09-03-2012, 04:36 AM   #14
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Not got a T2 so I have not tried this but it looks about right.
Factory reset instructions.
http://t1-reader.ru/en/reference/factory.html
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This is a Warning for ALL who even Thinks buying a used eReader will Work Right for You!

I purchased a Use Ereader from a local lady... She refuses to Take it OFF her account .... So now its Useless to me & court cost to much for me to demand my money back! So PLEASE BUY NEW! Saves Headaches & money in the end!
Tell her that you are going to load really graphic pornography on it and if it is associated with her account people will think that she is doing it. She won't be able to remove it from her account fast enough.
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