HP said there have been only about eight reported incidents of the batteries overheating, charring or melting. However, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said in its own statement that "about 50, o00" units sold in the U.S. are at risk.
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The batteries in question were also sold as replacements for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation or any of the above products, HP says. If you are, HP suggests you place your laptop into "Battery Safety Mode" with a provided BIOS update.
Batteries in a number of laptops from HP are overheating, and thereby pose "a fire and burn hazard to customers".
HP has issued instructions for using its battery validation tool to check if your laptop is impacted. If owners discover they're subject to the recall, HP will send them a free battery replacement and help them get it safely swapped out.
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This mode will discharge the battery and prevent it from being recharged until the battery is replaced.
Fortunately, there is an easy way for users to determine whether they have been affected - HP has set up a webpage where customers can check to see whether their battery is included in the recall. If the latter two are not available on the computer, users can download the fully-loaded battery validation utility program instead.
In the meantime, HP recommends all users make sure their laptops have been switched in to "battery safe mode". Affected batteries were also sold as accessories during the period.
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