HP Envy m6-1205dx hinge problem. (172 Views)
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Zams
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Member Since: ‎02-11-2014
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HP Envy m6-1205dx hinge problem.

My right hinge has been squeaking for a while now but today it actually broke.  Now whenever I close it, the casing of the top comes up and I'm afraid it could eventually do damage to the screen.  I would probably be able to make the replacement fairly easily, but the point of this post is dealing with my warranty.  I am still under my 1 year base warranty, and I can assure (and surely the laptops condition is evidence enough) that it has never been dropped, or misused in a way that would cause this to happen.  Is there any chance of my warranty actually covering this, or do I just have to bite it?

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CoolRob
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Re: HP Envy m6-1205dx hinge problem.

Mine did the same thing.. Just under one year after I got it and I took excellent care of it.  I was going to send it in for repair, but then I would've had to of taken out the extra memory I added along with the upgraded wifi card.  After reading horror stories about people getting back different computers (was afraid I might possibly get one back with scatched casing or screen) and having various other issues, I decided to pass.  Now that it's about 1 year and 2 months old the screen bevel has cracked near the hinges on both sides.  I'm very cautious when closing the screen, and support it with my fingers.  It's just an EXTREMELY poor design.

If you google things like hp envy m6 screen crack or hing, you'll find we're not alone.  Should be a class action taken against them.

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