Google and Hewlett-Packard have stopped selling
the HP Chromebook 11, citing reports that some chargers
included with the small computer are overheating.
The companies said customers shouldn't use the
charger included with the product.
"Google and HP are pausing sales of the HP Chromebook after
receiving a small number of user reports that some chargers
included with the device have been damaged due to overheating
during use. We are working with the Consumer Product Safety
Commission to identify the appropriate corrective action, and
will provide additional information and instructions as soon as
we can," the companies said in a statement posted on their
"In the meantime, customers who have purchased an HP
Chromebook11 should not use the original charger provided with
the product. In the interim they may continue using their HP
Chromebook11 with any other Underwriters Laboratories-listed
micro-USB charger, for example one provided with a tablet or
smartphone. We apologize for the inconvenience."