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Surface Pro power cords recalled by Microsoft, could trigger a fire

Do you own a Surface Pro? Microsoft is recalling power cords over fire hazard

By: Anthony Garreffa from Jan 20, 2016 @ 7:19 CST

Microsoft has just issued a recall for the power cord that comes in the box with the Surface Pro, the one that was released before the Surface Pro 4 - and sold in a certain period of time. March 2015 in the US, and July 15th in Europe).


The company says that the AC power cord could trigger a fire if it's wound too tightly, or damaged. Microsoft says that only a "very small" number of people have reported issues so far, but the company doesn't want to take any chances. Microsoft is offering a free replacement cable starting on January 22, but hasn't said when you can expect to receive it in the mail.


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