Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad Battery recall - is your thinkpad affected ?

Have you heard about the Lenovo ThinkPad battery recall because of their fire hazard
An easy way to tell if your Thinkpad is one of those affected by the recall of potential fire-hazard batteries, is to download the battery checking utility from the special recall website created by Lenovo

The utility is a small executable which must be downloaded and run on the laptop in question
If your laptop's battery is NOT one of the affected ones, you will get a dialog like ...
 I'm not sure what the dialog looks like if you do have one of the faulty batteries, as mine came up ok.

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