Has your laptop ever burned your legs?

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  1. steveclecy

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    Drama in Ellesmere Port today, when this Audi burst into flames. Cheshire Fire Brigade responded quickly (the Fire Station being less than 1/2 mile away) and extinguished the flames. The cause? A laptop battery in the boot overheating! (see Cheshire Fire website)

    Now I know they can get warm but this?

    Steve
     

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  2. GJH

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    If I recall correctly, Dell laptops had a serious similar problem a few years ago.
     
  3. 1_man_and_his_dob(lo)

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    Yes, along with most of the big PC builders since they all used the same source. I think it was something to do with metal fragments causing shorts. Maybe this was a battery that missed one of the many recalls?
     
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    Got a Dell laptop and a Dell notebook and on both of them the battery geys hot when in use.
    Keeps your legs warm if it's cold.
     
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    wifi radiation may also make you infertile ...

    not a problem for most of the old farts on here though :roflmto:
     
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  6. Wildman

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    never tried cooking on a laptop always used the gas:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    What makes you think you can use Lap Tops on yer lap:Doh:
    Its a bit of a misnomer bit like a Blow Job:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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