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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/  
 
A list of exchange and repair services: http://www.apple.com/support/exchange_repair/  
  
=== Apple Battery Update/Recall ===
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=== Apple Battery Update/Recall ===
  
 
*http://www.apple.com/support/macbook_macbookpro/batteryupdate/  
 
*http://www.apple.com/support/macbook_macbookpro/batteryupdate/  
 
*https://support.apple.com/ibook_powerbook/batteryexchange/
 
*https://support.apple.com/ibook_powerbook/batteryexchange/
  
=== iPhone 3G Ultracompact USB Adapter ===
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=== 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.'''  
 
''"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 ===
 
  
*[http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2377 support.apple.com/kb/TS2377]
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=== MacBook Pro NVidia Graphics Card  ===
*What to look for:
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**Distorted or scrambled video on the computer screen
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*[http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2377 support.apple.com/kb/TS2377]  
**No video on the computer screen (or external display) even though the computer is on
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*What to look for:  
* Specific products affected:
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**Distorted or scrambled video on the computer screen  
**MacBook Pro 15-inch and 17-inch models with NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT graphics processors
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**No video on the computer screen (or external display) even though the computer is on  
**MacBook Pro (17-Inch, 2.4GHz)
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*Specific products affected:  
**MacBook Pro (15-Inch, 2.4/2.2GHz)<br>MacBook Pro (Early 2008)
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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)  
 
**These computers were manufactured between approximately May 2007 and September 2008
 
**These computers were manufactured between approximately May 2007 and September 2008
  

Revision as of 16:07, 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