To avoid samsung galaxy saga similar occurrence, Hp is requesting customers to return their HP laptop batteries for replacement.
This recall will cover HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario and HP Pavilion laptops purchased between
March 2013 and october 2016 of up to 101,000 computers. This is up to 101,000 computers.
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If its bar code starts with 6BZLU, 6CGFK, 6CGFQ, 6CZMB, 6DEMA, 6DEMH, 6DGAL or 6EBVA, the company says the best course of action is to pull it out and contact HP for a free replacement.
HP recently received a report of battery overheating, melting and charring and almost causing a damage of properties worth $1,000
Sometime in june 2016 The electronics maker issued a recall for 41,000 batteries , but due to this new report HP was compelled to do another round.
Lithium-ion batteries are prone to overheating and catching fire just like the samsung galaxy note 7 saga and this is far from the first time HP's had battery troubles. It recalled hundreds of thousands of batteries over the past few years
for the same reason.
And until the electronics industry finds a better battery tech or a way to prevent lithium-ion-related fiery mishaps,
tech companies will have to continue dealing with the same issue.