My Seagate 1TB HDD fell down and is making clicking sounds. The label is half removed. Will they repair/replace it at a cost?

I dropped my Seagate Barracuda 1TB Hard Drive by mistake. I also removed the sticker (half of it). It makes clicking sounds and won't be detected. Firstly, can it be repaired?
And will the service centre repair it at a cost even if the sticker is removed slightly?
I am not asking if my warranty is void, I know it is already void, I am asking if they will repair it at a cost.
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  1. More than likely at a cost far more than the drive actually cost. Would be cheaper to just buy a new one.
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  2. SinxarKnights said:
    More than likely at a cost far more than the drive actually cost. Would be cheaper to just buy a new one.


    Actually, before removing the sticker, I had gone to them and they said they'd repair it for Rs 1680, that's around 40% of the price of a new one.
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  3. 'repair' is a misnomer, most likely replace, assume data is lost.
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  4. 13thmonkey said:
    'repair' is a misnomer, most likely replace, assume data is lost.


    I didn't have any important data on it though, I wouldn't care if it was lost. Just wanted to know if they'd reconsider it with the label/sticker half removed.
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  5. skmyahiya said:
    13thmonkey said:
    'repair' is a misnomer, most likely replace, assume data is lost.


    I didn't have any important data on it though, I wouldn't care if it was lost. Just wanted to know if they'd reconsider it with the label/sticker half removed.


    No harm in trying I guess. They replaced a drive I fried on accident once at no cost to me.

    (if you are curious as to how you can 'fry' a hdd... I was using a molex 7v adapter (homemade molex to 2x 7v molex meant for fans) and plugged it into a sata adapter then into the drive. It went up in smoke to say the least. It was an accident the adapter worked for fans and I didn't color code it, not so much for sata devices.)
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  6. SinxarKnights said:
    skmyahiya said:
    13thmonkey said:
    'repair' is a misnomer, most likely replace, assume data is lost.


    I didn't have any important data on it though, I wouldn't care if it was lost. Just wanted to know if they'd reconsider it with the label/sticker half removed.


    No harm in trying I guess. They replaced a drive I fried on accident once at no cost to me.

    (if you are curious as to how you can 'fry' a hdd... I was using a molex 7v adapter (homemade molex to 2x 7v molex meant for fans) and plugged it into a sata adapter then into the drive. It went up in smoke to say the least. It was an accident the adapter worked for fans and I didn't color code it, not so much for sata devices.)


    Hahaha, I'll stick the label back nicely and go back to them, I have no other choice. Thanks by the way.
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  7. skmyahiya said:
    Hahaha, I'll stick the label back nicely and go back to them, I have no other choice. Thanks by the way.


    @skmyahiya
    We saw that! ;)

    Anyway, you could absolutely try to resolve this issue with our Customer Support and / or check your remaining warranty HERE. If there is anything we can do to assist, we are glad to help...
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