If you have an HP notebook then you need to inspect the battery instantly.
That is the warning coming out of the US company who states that some PCs could possibly have a problem that could cause the battery to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard for clients.
HP initially pushed this out awake last year that was subsequently upgraded again in January however, it's added more notebooks into the record that may be confronting these battery difficulties.
The brand new update was declared on March 12 with approximately 78,500 machines believed to be struck by the issues - that is also 50,000 which were recalled at the U.S. at January 2018.
In case your notebook is changed afterward HP will replace the battery at no charge via licensed technicians.
HP can be releasing an upgrade to the BIOS to include batteries influenced by the application growth.
The upgraded BIOS puts that the battery at"Battery Safety Mode" to ensure that the laptop or notebook can be safely used with no battery by simply connecting to a HP power adaptor. Batteries impacted by this recall must instantly be placed to"Battery Safety Mode".
When the identification procedure defines an battery as being qualified for replacement, then the BIOS upgrade should be implemented and the machine ought to be rebooted.
During the reboot procedure, an alternative will be introduced to empower Battery Safety Mode.
Holding Battery Safety Mode causes the battery to release and to stop potential charging until Battery Safety Mode is disabled.
HP strongly recommends approving Battery Safety Mode so the laptop or mobile can be safely employed by linking to a HP power adaptor.
At a place on its own website, the company states this:"HP's main concern is for the protection of our clients. HP is proactively telling clients, and can offer replacement battery providers for every confirmed, qualified battery, free of price tag.
"For clients who have 5 or more possibly influenced batteries, HP has set in place a procedure to aid with ordering and validation."
They were also sold as attachments or supplied as replacements in December 2015 during December 2018 for the aforementioned goods, in addition to other goods through HP or an authorized HP Service Provider, such as specific HP Mobile Thin Client goods.