Originally Posted by Cratzky
I got the drive free so i dont have warranty
In case you haven't tried... even if your drive was free - try your Serial number in the WD warranty checker
You never know, it may have warranty left.
GP drives have a 3 year warranty, even if you don't have a receipt; they will use the date on the drive. In your case May 8, 2008, so it should be covered until May 8 or so, 2011.
Won't hurt to try.