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HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk
Quote:HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ, Tech30) and federal regulators on Tuesday recalled 6 million power cords sold between September 2010 and June 2012 with some HP and Compaq notebook computers, as well as certain docking stations.

They warned the cords could overheat and catch fire. Of the 29 reported cases, two involved burns and there were 13 claims of property damage.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission warned the recalled power cords should be unplugged immediately.

HP provided an online tool for customers to determine if their cord is recalled.

Luckily I do not use computer HP 453
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I am using a Dell and I'm pretty happy about it . Thank you for sharing the information .
This news is not so old too? year 2012? @@
I'm using a HP Screen for 2 years, it works just fine all the time! Hope nothing happens!
I am using a MAC. It's great post, tks so much!
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I am using my HP computer and it is safe, but read the contents from you I feel bewildered

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