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    HP recalls 50,000 Lithium-Ion Laptop Batteries worldwide

    Fire and burn hazard to customers from various Probook, Pavilion, ZBook and other series.
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    Re: HP recalls 50,000 Lithium-Ion Laptop Batteries worldwide

    Seems to be a fairly regular thing with HP - it doesn't seem that long ago that another recall was issued.

    Of course it's poor, but you have to wonder how many other vendors would keep this sort of thing under the table, so in one regard I'm comforted that my laptop is an HP one - though my opinion might have been different had it been one of the affected models.

    Edit: The last recall was in January last year.

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    Re: HP recalls 50,000 Lithium-Ion Laptop Batteries worldwide

    Hmmm.

    I better check my work laptop. might be needing a new battery. Hopefully my IT department will issue a recall if needed.

    Better not work on it while it is on my knees, i am quite partial to them.
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    Re: HP recalls 50,000 Lithium-Ion Laptop Batteries worldwide

    Quote Originally Posted by deejayburnout View Post
    Hmmm.

    I better check my work laptop. might be needing a new battery. Hopefully my IT department will issue a recall if needed.

    Better not work on it while it is on my knees, i am quite partial to them.
    you can check:

    Quote Originally Posted by Hexus
    HP has created a special Battery Program Validation Utility. The utility takes under 30 sec to confirm whether or not your PC is affected.

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