Apple Recalls Hard Drives In Certain iMacs

Posted in Apple News, Mac on 26/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler


Apple has recently issued a recall notice detailing potentially defective 1TB Seagate hard drives installed in iMacs sold between May and June of this year, and is offering to replace the defective drives at no cost until July 23, 2012.

The drives may be installed in either 21.5″ or 27″ iMacs, and may fail under certain conditions. If your iMac is covered under the terms of this recall (you can find out here). simply take your iMac into an Apple Retail Store or an Apple Authorized Service Provider to have the drive replaced.

Be sure to make a full backup of your data before taking your Mac in for ANY repair, as neither Apple nor authorized service providers guarantee the safety of your data. It’s recommended that you have your drive replaced sooner rather than later to avoid possible data loss.


J. Glenn Künzler

Glenn is Managing Editor at MacTrast, and has been using a Mac since he bought his first MacBook Pro in 2006. Now he's up to his neck in Apple, and owns an old iBook, a 2012 iMac with an extra Thunderbolt display for good measure, a 4th-generation iPad, an iPad mini, 2 iPhones, and a Mac Mini that lives at the neighbor's house. He lives in a small town in Utah, enjoys bacon more than you can possibly imagine, and is severely addicted to pie.