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HP Canada recalling certain batteries due to fire hazard

HP Canada recalling certain batteries due to fire hazard HP Canada recalling certain batteries due to fire hazard
Ben Pena | 08 January, 2018, 17:55

The batteries were also sold as accessories or replacement batteries for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation or for any of the products listed above.

HP's no stranger to product recalls. The company is recalling its laptop and workstation computers due to the risk they could burst into flames from overheating.

So far over 50,000 devices have been affected in just the United States and Canada, with HP saying that 15 models of its laptops sold worldwide between December 2015 and December 2017, along with any replacements purchased from HP or its authorised suppliers, could be hit.

"It is extremely important to check whether your battery is affected", HP wrote on its recall page. validation "The validation generally takes less than 30 seconds", it further added. The laptops were available worldwide from various sellers from December 2015 through December 2017. HP will provide free battery replacement services by an authorized technician. From June 2016 to January 2017, over 140,000 lithium-ion battery packs for HP and Compaq computers were recalled due to overheating reports. In the meantime, those using one of the affected devices should enable battery safe mode. The affected devices include ProBook (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x G2 and G3 series), ZBook (17 G3, 17 G4, and "Studio" G3), x360 310 G2, Pavilion x360, Envy m6 models.

HP says, "Many of these batteries are internal to the system, which means they are not customer replaceable".

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Eventually, Lester parked his truck in the middle of the road until sirens were heard in the background a short time later.

There's also a BIOS update that puts the battery into "Battery Safe Mode" to prevent it from operating in a risky way.

Hewlett-Packard has recalled 50,000 lithium-ion batteries for notebook computers and mobile workstations, according to a news release.

HP said it's providing BIOS update to put affected batteries in Battery Safety Mode, which discharges the battery and prevents it from charging until Battery Safety Mode is disabled.

If you want to check whether your HP laptop battery is affected, you can find out by visiting HP's website.

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