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Kyle McNeil

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== Troubleshooting ==
== Background and Identification ==
-The Lenovo G580 is part of the Lenovo G series of laptops, allowing affordable prices for consumer. This model was initially released in November 2012, but has since been discontinued. Its latest features includes a 15.6” HD display, LCD backlight keyboard, 500GB hard drive, and is powered by a 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5-3210M processor with 4GB of RAM.
+The Lenovo G580 is part of the Lenovo G series of laptops, providing affordable prices for the consumer. This model was initially released in November 2012, but has since been discontinued. Its latest features includes a 15.6” HD display, LCD backlight keyboard, 500GB hard drive, and is powered by a 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5-3210M processor with 4GB of RAM.
-The Lenovo G580 has only been faced with one major recall of its battery overheating and damaging the machine.
+To confirm your device, flip over the laptop so that the bottom is facing upwards. Towards the bottom left there is an identification sticker that includes the laptop's make and model. Your laptop should display "Lenovo G580" at the top of the sticker.
-The problem is not technically the battery but a manufacturing error. There was a unfastened screw which puncture the battery, which can cause it to rupture and release all its stored energy as heat. To get technical support and more info locate the model number on the exterior of the cover or use this link,
+The Lenovo G580 has had one recall related to its AC power cord.
-[https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/powercord2014|at risk power cords]. Overall, the G580 has received relatively average reviews.
+Any Lenovo G580s purchased from February 2011 to June 2012 are eligible for a free AC power cord replacement. [https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/powercord2014|This link will bring you to Lenovo's site for further details.]
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+Overall, the G580 has received relatively average reviews.
== Specifications ==
== Additional Information ==
-[http://www.lenovo.com/shop/emea/content/pdf/Essential/GSeries/en/essential-g580-datasheet.pdf|Lenovo G580 Data Sheet]
+[https://www.cnet.com/products/lenovo-g580-15-6-core-i3-3110m-4-gb-ram-500-gb-hdd/specs/|Lenovo G580 Specs]
[http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/lenovo-g580-notebook|Lenovo G580 Support Page]

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