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Neteru
09-10-04, 10:52
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Computer giant Dell is to recall 4.4 million laptop power adapters because of a fear they could overheat, creating a risk of fire or electric shock.

The company said it had received seven reports of overheating, though no injuries had been reported.

The worldwide recall covers adapters sold with some Dell Latitude, Precision and Inspiron notebooks between September 1998 and February 2002.

Customers who are concerned should visit delladapterprogram.com.

Full story bbc.co.uk (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/3727852.stm)

SpArKy
11-10-04, 23:58
I leave my Compaq Presario Downloading, and my power supply gets red hot, should i be scared?

Draco
12-10-04, 00:32
If you can touch the unit with your hand and not get burned, you are fine.

SpArKy
12-10-04, 00:52
Originally posted by Draco:
If you can touch the unit with your hand and not get burned, you are fine.Mmm i geuss am fine then ..... http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif

andromeda_eats
12-10-04, 01:09
Originally posted by Draco:
If you can touch the unit with your hand and not get burned, you are fine.If your clothing or hair is not on fire, you are not at risk.

Draco
12-10-04, 01:14
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andromeda_eats
12-10-04, 01:25
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Draco
12-10-04, 01:27
Are you attempting to imply something is amiss?

andromeda_eats
12-10-04, 01:40
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Can you imagine the customer service number for Dell?

"Um hi, is this the Dell people?"

"Yes ma'am."

"Im having a few problems with my laptop."

"Can you specify the problem, ma'am."

"Uh yeah, sure... its actually, like, setting me on fire. Like Im on fire right now."

"I see...."