I just bought two new WD drives and went to do a warranty check. Apparently they come with a two year warranty.
The drives were delivered on 12-Oct-2012, and when I do a warranty check it says they will expire on “10/07/2014”. I thought this was wrong, as I selected Australia in the country list, which means the date should be dd/mm/yyyy (10-Jul-2014). But then the warranty is three months too short. But if it’s showing the date in the US mm/dd/yyyy (07-Oct-2012) it’s still a week off.
Either way I want to get it corrected, as I think the warranties are too short as is, so I don’t want to lose even a single day. But before I follow this up, can anyone tell me for sure what the date is showing up as? Or if anyone from WD is reading this, would it be possible to use a date format that’s not ambiguous like the US and European numeric formats are?