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Windows 7: Sony Laptop recall information/model numbers

01 Jul 2010   #1
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Sony Laptop recall information/model numbers

June 30, 2010
Release #10-284

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Notebook computers
Units: About 233,000
Manufacturer: Sony Electronics Inc. of San Diego, Calif.
Hazard: The computers can overheat, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

Sony has received 30 reports of units overheating resulting in deformed keyboards and casings. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled products are VPCF11 Series and VPCCW2 Series notebook computers. The computers are available in many colors and have “VAIO” on the front outside panel. The model numbers can be found on the bottom of the computers.

The following models are included:

VPCF11 Series

VPCCW2 Series

Sold at:
Best Buy, Costco, Frys, and Sony Style retail stores and as well as other electronics retailers and business suppliers nationwide. The recalled computers were shipped to consumers and resellers between January 2010 and April 2010. They sold for between $800 and $1,500.

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