HP / Compaq notebook battery recall 4/06

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Someone who had bought a used notenook asked a few weeks ago about HP
notebook batteries ... I saw this online which getting other info and
thought I'd post for any new owners of used laptops: ( I forget which

Computers that may contain the suspect batteries include the following: HP
Pavilion models dx4000, dx5000, zd8100, ze4100, ze4100/xt1xx, 4200,
ze4200, ze4300, ze4400, ze4500, ze4600, ze4700, ze4800, ze5155, ze5200,
ze5300, ze5400, ze5500, ze5600, zv5000, zv5200, zx5000, and zx5200; HP
Compaq models nc6000, nc8000, nw8000, nx5000, nx6130, nx9005, nx9008,
nx9010, nx9100, nx9105, 9000, and 9005; Compaq Presario models 1100, 2100,
2500, R3000, R3200, X1000, X4000, X5000, and X6100; and Compaq Evo models
n1010v and n1050v. HP has received 16 reports of batteries overheating,
including 4 in the U.S. No injuries have been reported. Four cases of
minor property damage were reported, including one in the U.S.

What to do: Stop using the battery, and remove it from the computer. Power
the computer only with an AC adapter. Contact HP at 888-404-7398 or go to
www.hp.com/support/batteryreplacement for a free replacement battery.

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