That's a real calculated business move there. They probably hope that the hard drive will limp along until it goes out of warranty, then they won't have to deal with you anymore and incur no financial loses therein. Personally, I wouldn't buy anything from that retailer again.
Quote: Originally Posted by Dzomlija
...but the retailer from which I purchased it WILL NOT exchange it under warranty while it still works, even if it is being reported as failing. They're waiting for it to give up completely.