05-22-2019 11:11 AM
My Pavillion 15-bc401la screen appeared to be ruptured on top left corner after less than 30 days of normal use (no conditions that would be considered to be excluded by warranty), so I reported the case to HP support (Central America) and carried the laptop to the authorized technical support (see attached photo).
Their answer was that the equipment must be returned without repair. After going back and forth with HP support representatives in the region, they said that I should pick up the laptop within 30 days, or else they would consider it abandoned and proceed to destroy it, and the sheet they gave me with the laptop said that the warranty was invalidated. Now I have a new laptop that I cannot use with a warranty that was invalidated (with no misshandling at any moment by the user).
Questions to the community:
1. Is this normal? I have used may laptops at work and for personal use in the last 15 years, and this is the first time I have seen something like this.
2. Does that mean that automatically all of the components in the laptop have lost warranty?
3. What can I do now to have a functional equipment again?
4. If a local technician replaced the display, how could I be certain that it would not be damaged again by normal use? The only thing that I have done in the few days I used the product was to open and close the laptop to carry it to another place, how am I to know that opening and closing it will not break the display again?
Thank you for your help.
05-22-2019 10:50 PM
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