Sony warns of overheating problems in 535,000 Vaio laptopsSony has appear that about 535,000 of its Vaio laptops may be in crisis of overheating afterwards advertent a temperature barometer error.
The aggregation said it had accustomed 39 complaints about overheating in its Vaio F and C-series laptops, which led to baloney of the machine’s shape. None of the complaints included bake injuries.
“In attenuate cases, these anthology computers can overheat due to a abeyant malfunction of the centralized temperature administration system,” said Sony in a statement.
Of the laptops affected, over 100,000 of them were awash in Europe, with the blow awash in the US, Japan and China. Sony said that all of the complaints were alfresco of Japan and that there had been “no reports” of any issues in the UK.
In Europe, the models afflicted are the Vaio VPCF11 and VPCCW2 alternation and accept been on auction back January of this year.
The botheration can be addressed with a firmware update, which can be downloaded here, and you can additionally analysis if your laptop is one of the afflicted models.