All Seagate GoFlex drives at Newegg are listed as a 2-year warranty. I am not going to buy a drive unless I know the warranty. The only thing to do is to actually talk to the vendor. There's nothing to enter on the website. I've done warranty checks for at least some of these drives in the past, and they showed up with actual expiration dates.
Always inspect any drives that arrive in enclosures to confirm you have received what was advertised. How to check Seagate warranty status online and how to get warranty on Seagate hard disk is provided in this video. If you have any problems and a serial number check shows the drive is affected, please. At best you have the printout of the product description from when you purchased the drive, but that's not on the reciept. If you have any helpful information please feel free to post on the forums. Just like any other products, from motherboard to camera, they clearly states the warranty period prior to purchase The warranty changes have nothing to do with the floods. A lot of it has to do with how sales are booked and how much they have to keep essentially in escrow to handle future warranty payouts.
Drives can be sitting in the distribution channel for an extended period of time while the factory warranty is ticking away. A closer look at the counterfeit drive Upon closer inspection, it can be observed that the label is of very poor quality. Here is the drive we received new in its clam shell packaging. Earlier this period was 5 years. All Seagate drives have individual serial numbers that will validate on. All i need to know is if the drive is covered by warranty.
Note: For certain products, the model number is no longer included on the product label. Kind of hard to do if you haven't bought the drive yet. For other warranties on your product please consult the warranty documentation provided by your supplier. It's not like Seagate is so much better than anyone else that you need to put up with their crap. And why would they lose information like this.
The final confirmation The thing about hard disk drives, is that you can write anything you want on the label, but the drives embedded information included serial number will not lie. SeaTools was run on the counterfeit drive, and a screen captures taken. Product Support Check Another Product. We come across it a lot buying equipment and it drives us mad as we cannot sell something as new, when it has been used before, whether it be for 1 minute or 1 year. If you would like data recovered from your product, it may be available except in Greece and Russia from as a separate service for an additional charge. We purchased a number of Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3. B Product number this one is only needed if A above is not enough.
This code allows our customers to verify if the product is genuine, it provides the ability to check warranty or to get more information about the drive. Newegg shows 3 years as the warranty on the same product number at If the retail package says 5 years, I would expect legally they would be required to honor it unless there is some legalese that specs are subject to change without notice. Though this firmware upgrade to your product is a change to the product the terms and conditions of your Seagate warranty for the product will remain effective to its normal expiration. Judging by the scratches on the metal casing, this drive is not new; and most likely refurbished. With the counterfeit drive, the original label has been removed and replaced by a fake rectangle label.
So I would say you are more likely to get screwed in that case. Por favor, guarde o número de rastreio dos Correios ou da Transportadora, em caso de extravios. I agree it is a crappy policy not to list the standard warranties on most products. A rectangle label is cheap and easy to make, no curves are required to be cut. Conclusion The reasons for a removed label are most likely that the drive is refurbished, when Seagate refurbishes a drive they sometimes replace the label with a new label stating it is a refurbished drive. Additional information on backing-up the contents of your drive can be found at. Sometimes you can have drives sit on a shelf at a distributor for months up to 12 that I have seen if they don't do proper stock rotation.
Você pode encontrar informações detalhadas de quais tipos de unidades serão aceitas e rejeitadas aqui: Se o seu produto não estiver de acordo com os padrões de inspeção da Seagate, ele será devolvido com o status fora de garantia. If you look on the edges of the label, you can also see traces of where the original label was adhered to, this proves the original label was removed. Another question is how come i have 3 serials to choose from? As Seagate does not warrant the data on your drive, in addition to regular back-ups, if possible, your data should be backed up before upgrading the drive firmware. They'll change it later, then say they forgot to update it and guess who gets screwed. Once again there are a lot of scratches on the surface. I think this applies to tech components in general, not just hard drives. Warranty period on Seagate internal hard disk is about 2 years and 3 years on external hard disk is as on date today.