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Seagate "Certified Repaired" HDD - RMA Drive received

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by lmfy2k, 4 Aug 2006.

  1. lmfy2k

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    Joined: 12 Feb 2004

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    Location: Manchester

    hi guys

    my 250Gb seagate died last week, so i applied for a RMA, posted on the 1st Aug and received today 4th Aug :eek: :eek: :eek:

    bloody awesome turnaround, hats off to them!

    right then, on my new hard drive, at the top of the sticker it says "certified Repaired HDD"

    what does this mean? is it the same hard drive tat has been repaired or is it a another one they have sent me? i.e reconditioned as it were? it has a different serial number to the one i sent back.

    anyone know!

    thanks
     
  2. Mr Mister

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    Joined: 14 Dec 2005

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    it will be one someone else has returned and then been repaired and sent to you.
     
  3. Slackworth

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    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

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    Location: Stoke

    All repaired/reconditioned/refurbished hard drives are pretty much as good as brand new. They are repaired with new components but are marked so a full warranty is not re-issued.
     
  4. lmfy2k

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    Location: Manchester

    ahh right cool :) thanks for the clearup, i still got till 2010 with this HD anyway :)
     
  5. ElectroBlaster

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    Yeh I have an 250gb seagate here that was an rma, I doubled checked its warranty status and it was reset to a full 5years :D