Solved

Are Western Digital USB HDDs bought at Amazon on International warranty

Posted on 2012-12-21
3
1,102 Views
Last Modified: 2016-06-26
http://www.amazon.com/Passport-Portable-External-Drive-Storage/dp/B008R7EXD8/ref=sr_1_16?ie=UTF8&qid=1356100689&sr=8-16&keywords=Western+Digital+USB+3+500+hard

I'm looking at the above & thought of adding the 2 years warranty
at $7.99.  Does anyone know if its warranty is honored worldwide
(as I plan to bring it back to my country)
0
Comment
Question by:sunhux
3 Comments
 
LVL 25

Assisted Solution

by:Tony Giangreco
Tony Giangreco earned 180 total points
ID: 38713151
That 2 year warranty from Square Trade should be honored anywhere, but what they normally do is refund a portion of what you paid for the warranty. I ran into that with them before. Don't think it's work it unless you are buying something very expensive.
0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
alandc earned 280 total points
ID: 38713167
The standard WD warranty appears to apply internationally.

However SquareTrade doesn't currently offer many international warranties. Here is the current (as of December 2012) statement from their website:

SquareTrade Protection Plans are available to residents of the 50 United States for eligible items purchase from a retail store, retail website, or through eBay.

Protection Plans are available to residents in the United Kingdom through Tesco, Asda, and through Amazon.co.uk for items purchased from Amazon.co.uk or any other authorized UK retailer. See our UK home page for more information.

For customers in Canada, we offer coverage for purchases made at eBay US, TigerDirect. and CompUSA stores and websites as well as TVs purchased at Costco.

We do not directly offer warranty purchases to Canadian, UK, or Puerto Rican residents yet, but we hope to be able to in the near future.


http://squaretrade.force.com/support/faqArticles/where-are-care-plans-available-for-purchase
0
 
LVL 46

Assisted Solution

by:noxcho
noxcho earned 20 total points
ID: 38715750
If you want warranty then buy the drive in local shop.
0

Featured Post

Free camera licenses with purchase of My Cloud NAS

Milestone Arcus software is compatible with thousands of industry-leading cameras for added flexibility. Upon installation on your My Cloud NAS, you will receive two (2) camera licenses already enabled in the software. And for a limited time, get additional camera licenses FREE.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Backwards compatibility is an amazing thing that let us keep playing our favorite games, even when we upgrade our consoles. An external hard drive adds storage to compatible gaming rigs in a few easy steps.
This article aims to explain the working of CircularLogArchiver. This tool was designed to solve the buildup of log file in cases where systems do not support circular logging or where circular logging is not enabled
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
This video teaches viewers how to encrypt an external drive that requires a password to read and edit the drive. All tasks are done in Disk Utility. Plug in the external drive you wish to encrypt: Make sure all previous data on the drive has been …

912 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now