Definitely worth a call if they'll just have you ship the drive back. Find out what they have to say.
I have doubts for sure... but it's definitely worth a call. Checked the warranty for the S/N online but nothing came up. Just wondering if anybody had any similar experiences...
Hurts to even have to go through with all this because I never expected HDD problems but even with opening it up I still have few regrets. Bought a Christmas special for $350 and upgraded to an A8-3500m & 8GB RAM for a little more than $100.