My 24" imac has a dark smudge under the screen (uncleanable even when the glass is lifted up). Some Google searches later I find that I'm going to need to send the imac in for repairs (1 year warranty is good till upcoming September). My first question is how long should I expect to be without a computer? Second, I have most of my DVD's (movies and TV show DVD's) and music on my computer with the original disks at my parents to save room in my tiny apartment. Should that be any problem with Apple? Thanks for any replies.