Category Archives: Computers

Lenovo ThinkPad notebook batteries Edge, L, T, W, X series

Lenovo is expanding the recall announced March 27, 2014. Lenovo is voluntarily recalling affected lithium-ion batteries worldwide. These batteries were manufactured for use with ThinkPad notebook computers that shipped between February, 2010 and June, 2012. In the interest of public safety, Lenovo will offer customers free-of-charge replacement batteries for all recalled batteries.
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Microsoft Xbox Power Cord

Microsoft is recalling about 14 million power cords for software giant's Xbox gaming consoles due to a potential fire risk. There is thought to have been 30 cases where failure caused minor injury or property damage. Seven customers had reported minor burns to their hands.
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Sony Vaio Notebook F11, CW2

In rare instances, these notebook computers may overheat due to a potential malfunction of the internal temperature management system, resulting in deformation of the product's keyboard or external casing, and a potential burn hazard to consumers.
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Panasonic Toughbook CF-VZSU53AW

We’ve just become aware of an issue with the battery packs included in our Toughbook CF-H2 tablet PC series manufactured from June, 2011 through to May, 2012 – and those sold as accessories or used as replacements during servicing. Because of a manufacturing problem, these particular battery packs may overheat and, in rare instances, cause…
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Packard Bell EasyNote MX36, MX37, MX51, MX52

These batteries, which were manufactured by a third party in 2007 and subsequently supplied to Packard Bell, can potentially fail after prolonged usage. In rare instances the battery failure may pose a risk of overheating or fire.
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ICL Screen ICL 15v, Fujitsu ICL ErgoPro 151v, Fujitsu ICL ErgoPro 152v

In the cause of routine quality inspections, ICL has identified a potential problem with a small number of 15” PC screens If these screens are not connected to an earthed mains outlet, as described in the installation instructions, this could, under extreme circumstances, lead to an exposure to electric shock.
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IBM Laptop L4OSX

IBM has become aware of a situation in which a very small number of IBM Personal System/2 (PS/2) L4OSX Laptop computers generate excessive heat.
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Fujitsu PC Screen ICL ErgoPro 151v, ICL ErgoPro 152v, ICL 15v

In the cause of routine quality inspections, ICL has identified a potential problem with a small number of 15” PC screens If these screens are not connected to an earthed mains outlet, as described in the installation instructions, this could, under extreme circumstances, lead to an exposure to electric shock.
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Fujitsu Siemens AMILO Notebook Batteries

Fujitsu Siemens Computers announces a recall on batteries in specific AMILO Notebook products. The company took the decision to implement this proactive exchange program after receiving a very limited number of customer reports of a defect in the batteries. The company recommends that on specific models, customers should stop using the batteries immediately, and operate…
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Sony Vaio Laptops

Sony is recalling 440,000 Vaio laptop computers worldwide because of wiring faults that could cause overheating.
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IBM AC Adapter Type 2600, Type 2611

IBM is voluntarily recalling AC adapters that were supplied with two IBM mobile devices. Some of these AC adapters have exhibited signs of overheating and may pose a hazard.
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