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HP recalls even some-more laptop batteries because, we know, fire

FOLLOWING Christmas and new year, though before Valentine’s Day, it’s time for what is quick apropos another beloved annual tradition – HP recalling some overheating batteries.

Yes, only as in Jan 2017, Jun 2016, May 2011, May 2010, May 2009, Oct 2008, Apr 2006, Oct 2005, Jun 2005 and substantially a garland of other occasions, HP has found that one of a suppliers has released a collection of overheating batteries.

This time, it explains: “The potentially influenced batteries were shipped with specific HP ProBook (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x G2 and G3 series), HP x360 310 G2, HP ENVY m6, HP Pavilion x360, HP 11 Notebook Computers and HP ZBook (17 G3, 17 G4, and Studio G3) Mobile Workstations sole worldwide from Dec 2015 by Dec 2017.

“Additionally, these batteries competence have been sole as accessories or deputy batteries for a HP ZBook Studio G4 Mobile Workstation or for any of a preceding products by HP or an certified Service Provider. These batteries have a intensity to overheat, posing a glow and bake jeopardy to customers.”

HP is arising an ascent to a BIOS that will bork your appurtenance until we reinstate a battery,

“Customers should stop use of influenced batteries immediately. As many of these batteries are inner to complement and are not patron replaceable, HP is providing a BIOS refurbish that will liberate a battery and invalidate destiny charging until a battery is replaced. HP business influenced by this module will be authorised to accept deputy battery services for any verified, influenced battery during no cost.”

HP does not name a retailer in doubt and so we can't be certain of how mostly lightning is distinguished a same place twice.

It is critical to emphasize that we’re not traffic with a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 situation here – this is a intentional and active recall. As distant as we are wakeful no one has burnt their path off as yet.

If we consider that your laptop competence be influenced by a recall, we can check regulating HP’s validation tool. µ 

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