Dell computers come with limited warranties for various periods, depending on the type of computer purchased. The warranties guarantee that the products are free from defects in materials and workmanship.
Dell limited warranties for products purchased in the United States have durations of either 90 days, one year, two years, three years or four years. A Dell computer is immediately under warranty if there is proof of purchase that is in print. The proof of purchase must include the buyer's name and address, purchase date, model number and serial number of the product purchased.
Dell warranties do not cover all damage. Covered damages include shipping damage and device failure. The warranties do not cover damage caused by accidents or installed software.