Hi, i just whant to ask about a purchase...

Asked by Voetsporefotografie on 30-06-2021 20:11:40
Question posted in the Consumer Protection Law category relating to North West

Hi, i just whant to ask about a purchase i made. I have bought from a shop a hardrive secondhand. on the label was it advertice as a 8 gig terrabite harddrive. I boutht it for R1600 after 14 days, i realise that it was full and i used only about 1.2 terrabite. I then took it to a computer shop just to tjeck on the hardrive and it s size. i took pictures and go back to the shop. i told them my story , they told me that that they cant give my money back and i should have retured it in 7 days. I told them , that i was mislead by the advertisement,  and on my slip it writes also 8 terrabites. The also see at the drive again and also tell it is 1,28 terrabites. Still they not whant refund me. What should i do, am i write or wrong, does there policy is valid or unreasoneble, i am not a expert on hardrives, but i feel mislead and bought something other than what it was. i understand that there was an ivalid partition on the drive, and when i bought it, it show 8 terrabite, but it was a 1.28 terrabite. they know it now too, but tell onley, i should have return it within 7 days somthing that was not possible to see untel you use all the space on the drive and wear it nolonger can take date, it can even be months to understand  that it is not a 8 terrabite drive.

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