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post #11 of 35
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I already repaired it. It was crashing and locking up. Since the repair its worked fine, though only 2 days now.
post #12 of 35
It should still be covered by HP's warranty. You should contact them about RMA'ing it.
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post #13 of 35
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
It should still be covered by HP's warranty. You should contact them about RMA'ing it.
How?


According to Newegg I bought it on April 13th 2009
HP G60-230US Intel Pentium dual-core T4200(2.00GHz) 16" 3GB Memory 320GB HDD Intel GMA 4500M NoteBook
Item #: N82E16834147920

Edited by CravinR1 - 3/31/11 at 5:34pm
post #14 of 35
Because it should still have the full 3 or 5 year hard drive manufacturer's warranty of the drive, you just have to go through the laptop manufacturer to get it.
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Edited by CravinR1 - 3/31/11 at 5:43pm
post #16 of 35
I believe HP systems have a 3 year warrenty. See warrenty FAQ's.

EDIT: Nina post above. I guess all you can do is wait until your new drive comes in.
    
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post #17 of 35
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I believe HP systems have a 3 year warrenty. See warrenty FAQ's.
Mine had a 1 year, see above
post #18 of 35
Yeah, OEM manufacturer's warranties don't apply to components in prebuilt PCs (including laptops). Only the vendor's warranty, if any, applies.

I suggest you do what I also suggested in another thread, load up your video camera with a fresh memory card, load up your shotgun with some slugs, take them both out back, and make an exciting video.
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post #19 of 35
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When the WD Scorpio 500 arrives in a few days I'll run it through Seatools tests, then if it passes I'll install it in the laptop.

Like I said I hate to destroy it since its actually working perfectly since I fixed it with seatools dos
post #20 of 35
That drive has a five year warranty. Looks like Seagate and HP are playing games trying to get out of honoring it. It is covered and one of them are legally required to take care of it. You'll probably have to call them on the phone to get it sorted out, but one of them will HAVE to repair or replace it. I've gone through it in the past, but if you push hard enough and use some leverage one of them will give in and take care of it.
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