Archived from groups: alt.video.ptv.replaytv (More info?
Maxtor probably wont replace your drive as it will be listed as a OEM drive
and warranted by the vendor. Went through this with a toshiba drive already.
"Tony D" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> jw wrote:
> > My replay began to act up a few weeks ago, freezing all the time.
> > Called tech support and went through a few things, didn't fix it so
> > they told me to do a factory restore, was going to do it that night
> > (after watching a show on replay) but by then, the replay didn't even
> > work at all. Now it does power up, but holds on please wait screen.
> > From what I have read online, it appears these are classic symptoms of
> > a bad HD, problem is unit is out of warrenty and I don't really want
> > to pay the $100 to replace it already (seems it should last longer
> > than 2 years). Is there anything that may save it short of a HD
> > replacement?
> > Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
> > Thanks
> > jw
> Replace it with a much bigger Maxtor and send the original drive back to
> Maxtor for warranty replacement. The either put the warranty drive in a
> PC or sell it.