Sony has announced that some of its VAIO notebooks have been sold in 2010 may be at risk of overheating. The problem models are in the series F and C, most of which are available in Japan but there are lots of moving around in the world. The company says that so far there are 39 incidents of overheating.
The company says the problem is due to an error in the BIOS and is specific to the unity of power management. Some cases have confirmed that the warming was so intense that resulted in the deformation of the plastic on the outside of the computer.