Handle your computer gently.
Carry your computer carefully.
Conditions that require immediate action
Products can become damaged due to misuse or neglect. Some product damage is serious enough
that the product should not be used again until it has been inspected and, if necessary, repaired by an
As with any electronic device, pay close attention to the product when it is turned on.
On very rare occasions, you might notice an odor or see a puff of smoke or sparks vent from your
product. You might also hear sounds like popping, cracking, or hissing. These might merely mean that
an internal electronic component has failed in a safe and controlled manner. Or, they might indicate a
potential safety issue. Do not take risks or attempt to diagnose the situation yourself. Contact the
Customer Support Center for further guidance. For a list of Service and Support phone numbers, see
the following Web site:
Frequently inspect your computer and its components for damage or wear or signs of danger. If you
have any question about the condition of a component, do not use the product. Contact the Customer
Support Center or the product manufacturer for instructions on how to inspect the product and have it
repaired, if necessary.
In the unlikely event that you notice any of the following conditions, or if you have any safety concerns
with your product, stop using the product and unplug it from the power source and
telecommunication lines until you can speak to the Customer Support Center for further guidance.