Microsoft has announced that it is recalling 2.25 million power adapters for its Surface Pro tablet due to a potential issue with them.
The company is recalling power adapters for their Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3, this applies to all of these devices that were sold before march 15 205, the recall applies to the US.
The recall also includes power adapters that were also sold an an accessory and that were not bundled with the devices.
This recall involves AC power cords sold with Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 computers before March 15, 2015. Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 devices have a black case with the product name on the back of the device toward the bottom. Surface Pro 3 computers have a silver case with “Windows 8 Pro” on the back of the device under the kickstand. This recall also involves accessory power supply units that include an AC power cord sold separately before March 15, 2015. The recalled power cords do not have a 1/8-inch sleeve on the cord on the end that connects to the power supply.
If you have one of the above power connectors, then you need to contract Microsoft who will give you a free replacement.
Source PC World
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