Consumers should immediately visit www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018 to see if their battery is included in the recall, and for instructions on how to enable "Battery Safety Mode" if their battery is included in the recall.
If you're affected, HP says they are proactively notifying customers on the replacement. HP will provide free battery replacement services by an authorized technician. That might sound like a small percentage, but given how many devices HP shifts in a year, it's still likely to be a fairly substantial figure.
According United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, "HP has received eight reports of battery packs overheating, melting, or charring, including three reports of property damage totalling $4,500 with one report of a minor injury involving a first degree burn to the hand". Notebook users can download HP's Battery Validation Utility to check if their laptop's battery needs to be replaced.
Included in the recall are a number of HP ProBook G2 and G3 models, ZBook 17 and Zbook Studio laptops, and Pavilionx360 and Envy m6 laptops, among others.
HP added that many of these laptops use built-in batteries, meaning the customer can not simply remove and replace them.
HP Inc Canada has recalled certain lithium-ion batteries compatible with HP notebook computers and mobile workstations.
If the validation process identifies a battery as being eligible for replacement, a BIOS update will be applied and the system will reboot. "We are taking immediate action to address this issue including a voluntary recall and replacement of the batteries".
The company has also released a new BIOS update to deal with the issue which adds a "battery safety mode". "Accepting Battery Safety Mode causes the battery to discharge and to cease future charging until Battery Safety Mode is disabled".
They also were shipped in notebook computers and mobile workstations sold from December 2015, through December 2017, for between $300 and $4,000.
Do not come between James Franco and a microphone. "Please never ever ask me why I left the film/tv business", she wrote. After Franco won Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical for The Disaster Artist , Sheedy tweeted, " James Franco just won".
Deputies are doing a K-9 track in the area and have closed Canyon Road at 176th Street South all the way to the end of the road. Due to the manhunt and ongoing police investigation, the Bethel School District has canceled school on Monday .
A torch lighter is similar to a regular cigarette lighter but is larger and the flame is under more pressure, Pitt said. Everybody was able to get out safely but Redding Fire Battalion Chief Rob Pitt said the apartment is now uninhabitable.
Twitch's broadcast deal with Blizzard is a multi-year pact that covers the Overwatch League's first two seasons. San Francisco Shock will take on Los Angeles Valiant at 7pm ET on January 10 , followed by Shanghai Dragons vs.
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When asked about his plans after the midterms, Steyer declined to rule out a potential presidential bid in 2020. He spent $74 million during the 2014 midterm election only to see voters give Republicans control of the U.S.
Meghan Markle has closed all her social media accounts almost four months before her May wedding to Prince Harry . Meghan shut down The Tig in April of 2017, but kept her Instagram and Twitter accounts , People reports.
Woong-chul Yang said: "Kia's connected cars will be both boundless and connected and offer a new kind of mobility experience". Well, we can understand this decision from Kia because there is not much to say about the performance of the Niro EV.
After all the times that doctors have warned about the negative effects provoked by cigarettes, people keep smoking them often. We know cigarettes are extremely addictive, but the science on how quickly nicotine can draw you in has been mixed.
The BlackBerry Motion is the company's first dust-and-water resistant smartphone and comes with pretty solid mid-range specs. TCL Communications further broadened their portfolio with the introduction of the BlackBerry Motion .
Existing Razer Phone users will also benefit from the Netflix and Razer partnership with an over-the-air update later this month. Making its debut through the event this week, the company has brought forward a brand-new concept laptop called Project Linda .
No deal in place for Gerrit Cole
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Browns hiring Packers executive Eliot Wolf
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Matt Patricia prefers Giants' job over Lions'
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Kawhi Leonard has partial tear in left shoulder
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Warmer Weather For A Few Days
Argus 911 breaking news reporter Danielle Ferguson goes over what you should have in your vehicle when driving during the Winter. Blustery, with an east northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming north northwest 15 to 25 miles per hour after midnight.
Pink to perform the national anthem at Super Bowl LII
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