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Toshiba Computer Recall 2010: Satellite T125,T135D,ProT 130 Computers

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Toshiba Computer Recall 2010: Burn Risk For Satellite T125,T135D,ProT 130 Computers – Toshiba has recalled around 41,000 of their notebook computers, citing overheating and fire concerns. The models that are involved in the recall include the Satellite T125, Satellite T135D and Satellite ProT 130. Individuals who own the computer have been asked to update to the latest version of their BIOS. The program will then detect whether or not the computer is posing an overheating risk, and will switch off the external power and shut down the computer.

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If you own one of the notebooks, you may also contact Toshiba for a free repair. The company has posted information regarding the recall on their website. Individuals who own the computer but do not have internet access have been asked to get ahold of the customer service department at the company via phone call so that they can help you to install the BIOS that will prevent the overheating.
So far, the company has received more than 120 reports of the computers overheating, and melting some of the plastic casing around the outside of the laptop. They are worried that it could potentially cause a fire hazard, or simply ruin the computers.

The update will reportedly take care of the issue by ensuring that your computer never gets hot enough to completely shut off. The computers were sold from August 2009 to August 2010, and generally cost between $600 and $800. If you would like additional information on the recall, you can contact Toshiba at (800) 457 7777.

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