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* U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) keeps a comprehensive list: http://www.cpsc.gov/cgi-bin/prod.aspx
 
* U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) keeps a comprehensive list: http://www.cpsc.gov/cgi-bin/prod.aspx
  
==Apple==
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== Apple ==
A list of exchange and repair services: http://www.apple.com/support/exchange_repair/
 
  
===Apple Battery Update/Recall===
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A list of exchange and repair services: http://www.apple.com/support/exchange_repair/  
* http://www.apple.com/support/macbook_macbookpro/batteryupdate/
 
* https://support.apple.com/ibook_powerbook/batteryexchange/
 
  
===iPhone 3G Ultracompact USB Adapter===
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=== Apple Battery Update/Recall ===
''"Apple has determined that under certain conditions the new ultracompact Apple USB power adapter's metal prongs can break off and remain in a power outlet, creating a risk of electric shock. We have received reports of detached blades involving a very small percentage of the adapters sold, but no injuries have been reported."''  
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'''See: http://www.apple.com/support/usbadapter/exchangeprogram/ for replacement.'''
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*http://www.apple.com/support/macbook_macbookpro/batteryupdate/
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*https://support.apple.com/ibook_powerbook/batteryexchange/
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=== iPhone 3G Ultracompact USB Adapter ===
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''"Apple has determined that under certain conditions the new ultracompact Apple USB power adapter's metal prongs can break off and remain in a power outlet, creating a risk of electric shock. We have received reports of detached blades involving a very small percentage of the adapters sold, but no injuries have been reported."'' '''See: http://www.apple.com/support/usbadapter/exchangeprogram/ for replacement.'''  
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MacBook Pro NVidia Graphics Card ===
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*[http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2377 support.apple.com/kb/TS2377]
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*What to look for:
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**Distorted or scrambled video on the computer screen
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**No video on the computer screen (or external display) even though the computer is on
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* Specific products affected:
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**MacBook Pro 15-inch and 17-inch models with NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics processors
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**MacBook Pro (17-Inch, 2.4GHz)
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**MacBook Pro (15-Inch, 2.4/2.2GHz)<br>MacBook Pro (Early 2008)
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**These computers were manufactured between approximately May 2007 and September 2008
  
 
==Dell==
 
==Dell==

Revision as of 16:06, 28 January 2009

Recalled hardware and software.

Apple

A list of exchange and repair services: http://www.apple.com/support/exchange_repair/

Apple Battery Update/Recall

iPhone 3G Ultracompact USB Adapter

"Apple has determined that under certain conditions the new ultracompact Apple USB power adapter's metal prongs can break off and remain in a power outlet, creating a risk of electric shock. We have received reports of detached blades involving a very small percentage of the adapters sold, but no injuries have been reported." See: http://www.apple.com/support/usbadapter/exchangeprogram/ for replacement. MacBook Pro NVidia Graphics Card ===

  • support.apple.com/kb/TS2377
  • What to look for:
    • Distorted or scrambled video on the computer screen
    • No video on the computer screen (or external display) even though the computer is on
  • Specific products affected:
    • MacBook Pro 15-inch and 17-inch models with NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics processors
    • MacBook Pro (17-Inch, 2.4GHz)
    • MacBook Pro (15-Inch, 2.4/2.2GHz)
      MacBook Pro (Early 2008)
    • These computers were manufactured between approximately May 2007 and September 2008

Dell

Battery Recall

http://www.dellbatteryprogram.com/

HP/Compaq

http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/newsroom/recalls/index.html

Sony

VAIO Overheating Issues

https://sonycisc.updatemytv.com/fmpc/US/start.cfm