[mythtv-users] OT: Seagate Warranty support *Warning*

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 20:15:28 UTC 2007

On 23/01/07, Jaz Singh <jazee at tds.net> wrote:
> I am forwarding a message I got from Seagate regarding warranty of my drives.  We are all storage hogs, and probably all run drives 24x7, so warranty is a concern.  I figured that you may want to know about this...
> I purchased a drive in December 2006, and wanted to see what the Seagate site said about expiration of warranty.  To my surprise, it ends in Feb 2008!! (Only 1 year and 2 months)
> SN: 6PT0SS37
> Model: ST3160023AS
> I also purchased one in 2003 or 2004, can't remember when, and looking online I find that it, too, has expired warranty.
> Seagate claims that they will honor the warranty as long I preserve my proof of purchase.  Ok, so now I rip open my box and tape the receipt on the drive?  And should I do that for the 40+ drives deployed at work in RAID enclosures?

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