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Lenovo wants punters to send back a grand total of 160,000 ThinkCentre all-in-one desktop PCs because the machines' power supplies might overheat and burst into flames. The Mexico-made machines went out under the monikers M70z and M90z during the period May 2010 through January 2012, Lenovo said. Lenovo ThinkCentre M70z US …

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  1. Ian McNee
    Mushroom

    YouTube...

    ...or at the very least a PlayMobil reconstruction.

  2. 0_Flybert_0
    WTF?

    "The Mexico-made machines ..."

    OK .. WTF is the world's second largest PC maker, chinese no less, doing ... having all in one components made in mexico .. the electrical assembly south of the border has been iffy since the 70s at least

    1. Suburban Inmate

      My guess would be a saving of transport costs to the USA and Canada vs shipping from China.

      1. TeeCee Gold badge
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        Actually my guess would be that having 'em made in the NAFTA area rules out the possible impact of any "swingeing tariffs on electronic goods from China" shenanigans that may be in the offing.

  3. TeeCee Gold badge
    Coat

    "...power supplies might overheat and burst into flames."

    Using XBOX PSUs are they?

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Go on website how?

    Bub, but, but,

    If my PC goes on fire, how do I get to their website to send it back???

  5. Lallabalalla
    Trollface

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    serves them right for being too stingy to fork out for an iMac.

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Ooooouch

    Not a good thing to have your laptops catch fire. Bad for sales and liability.

  7. Robert E A Harvey

    I don't believe it

    They sold 160,000 things that fugly?

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