October 5, 2001
Compaq recalls AC notebook adapters
Author: JT Smith
Compaq has announced a worldwide recall and replacement program for the AC power adapters used with select models of its computer notebooks. The adapters, which were made by a third party for Compaq, could overheat, and have caused at least five fires so far. Check the Compaq information page for details about various Armada, Prosignia, and Presario models affected, and how to go about getting a free replacement.