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HP Netherlands refuses to act on Warranty issue

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HP ProDesk 400 G4 Desktop Mini PC(4CZ90EA)
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Good afternoon,

 

I have filed a claim with HP for issues with the unit's GPU since five months ago. The issue (no ability to display HDR content, despite having this ability mentioned in the product specifications) has been noticed by other users as well.

 

Whenver this issue was borught up on this platform, HP support employee has asked to find a soultion after discussing in private.


After five months of testing and being asked to wait, I have been informed that this techical probem is not to be solved with software intervention, and hardware replacement is simply too expensive.

 

As a consequence of the above, HP offered a buy-back . However, I do not have the POP (proof of Purchase), so customer support has just shut the door on me, claiming that they offer only this option.

 

Can you please explain:

  • if this is a problem of production with all the 400 G4 units sold, why did HP not make a general callback or at least announce the issue ?
  • How come HP can decide unilaterally to do a Buy-Back, even if I clearly explain that this is not what I wish ?

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Alex

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@Alex121B 

 

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@ Dragon Fur:

 

Thanks for your reply.

 

I am not making any claim from you, but actually wish to see that the way HP treats customers comes to light.

In this sense, I indend to disclose all corespondence with the HP support on multiple websites.

 

As the issue I faced is common to all units of this kind, I think it is important to add this to the known issues list for this unit.

 

With kind regards,

Alex

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@Alex121B 

 

OK.  I do understand.

What you are asking of us is sensitive in nature and we have limited options for response.

 

We are a public website and we adhere to  HP Support Community: Rules of Participation

 

So far, so good, then.

 

Please await the possible response from an agent.

 

Stay Safe.

 



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@ dragonfly:

 

I see that this platform is actually lacking any support.

This was a bit to be expected sice you are dependent on HP for income.

 

Will address thia as well on other forums. Maybe there will be more actual interest of assistance.

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