PSA: Sony Recalls 233,000 VAIO Laptops Due to Burn Hazard

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There’s been a recall issued for Sony VAIO laptops in the VPCF11 series (shown above) and the VPCCW2 series (shown below).


These particular models would have been sold at Best Buy, Costco, Frys, Amazon, and directly from Sony between January and April of this year for prices between $800 and $1,500.

According to the recall, “Sony has received 30 reports of units overheating resulting in deformed keyboards and casings. No injuries have been reported.” You can contact Sony directly at (866) 496-7669 or download and install a simple software update yourself from Sony’s website.