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    Dell Laptop Explodes in Flames - Pics Too

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    Lite On The Do, Heavy On The Nuts Donuts's Avatar
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    Oooh my! Someone posted / blogged after the pics...
    "Shhh!!!!! If they hear you they won't let us bring laptops on the planes."

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    Oh man My new laptop is on the battery return program list

    I thought that thing felt a little hot!!

    edit: take it back I bought mine after the cut off date...still feels hot! I won't worry till i see smoke
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    Hope he had data back up
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    This reminds me of Trusty's pizza scare..... which must be one of the all time greats on ABW
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    that is great! i wonder whats next?

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    wow.
    this is the first i have seen
    faulty batt i guess???

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    yeah faulty battery or using an unauthorized battery can fudge up your lappy. thats why dell, hp and apple have all recalled batteries. my ibook battery was actually melted. I would have never noticed if I didn't find out about the recall.

    same thing happens with nokia cell phones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HardwareGeek
    yeah faulty battery or using an unauthorized battery can fudge up your lappy. thats why dell, hp and apple have all recalled batteries. my ibook battery was actually melted. I would have never noticed if I didn't find out about the recall.

    same thing happens with nokia cell phones.
    Melting batteries = lawsuit waiting to happen

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    haha thats crazy lucky for both of them it wasnt on their lap's .......now i know why they changed the name from laptops to notebooks....they dont want you to keep them on ur lap.....
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    Whew.... Too crazy...

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