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Remember that Dell battery exploding?

Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by Dustin_m, Aug 15, 2006.

  1. Dustin_m

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    i dodged the first recall...didnt dodge this one.
     
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    me either. now i gotta send in both of my fucking batteries. i hope you can take them to a Dell place and switch them, i didn't really read the article all they way, but i seriously can't be without my laptop for more than a day max. anyone know if the thing will work plugged in without the battery? i don't know and i'm not gonna try it on mine
     
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    yes it will work plugged in without a battery. you dont send your battery back until you get your new one in.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    doh, i just reposted this :(
     
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    from the reposted thread...lol...it was the first thread i saw on this...but yea...grrrr
     
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    I got the company wide email on this earlie today... thank goodness I don't have a laptop right now!
     
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    wasn't everybody saying this was fake though because it was on some tabloid? that would be some scary shit.
     
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    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    Tabloids?? You mean the "Hot Sheets"? :ph34r:
     
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    I didn't see anything about it on a tabloid. I doubt that my corporate IT people would send out a company-wide notice without verifying if it was true first.
     
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    i think he meant the battery exploding on the table. they might very well cause a fire, but they usually arent as spectacular as that vid.
     
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    actually...my coworker called up the dell representative...and its legit...
     
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    yeah, that's the one I was thinking about. i just remember the asian guys running from the computer. probably while screaming in japanese "god damn american computers"
     
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    i think dell is based in texas :doh2:
     
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    Thats the one i was talking about. i thoguht it was funny and all 'till i saw the recall.:eek:
     
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