[quote=CRichard;2084457][qanda]This question is published in the hardware section for the Samsung SH-W162L / TS-H552L. Click here to view full specs.[/qanda]Apparently there is a timer in the firmware of these devices from HP.[/quote]This is a severe accusation.
Several hundred magically quit working the same week.
Please provide more information and sources.
Of course, there is no firmware update - Samsung & Toshiba won’t support them;
That’s correct. For OEM drives, it’s up to the OEM customer (HP, Dell etc) to provide support including firmware updates.
HP says go to Toshiba.
Is this an official statement from HP? Source?