If you have a Dell laptop made since April 2004 you really need to check out dellbatteryprogram.com. Due to faulty batteries, 4.1 million units are being recalled ebcause some of them have ended up looking like this
or maybe more like this one
Both are bad cases and you need to take this recall VERY seriously. Look over this list and, if any of them are the one you are reading this on, you need to go to that site ASAP!
Latitude: D410, D500, D505, D510, D520, D600, D610, D620, D800, D810
Inspiron: 500M, 510M, 600M, 700M, 710M, 6000, 6400, 8500, 8600, 9100, 9200, 9300, 9400, E1505, E1705
Precision: M20, M60, M70, M90
XPS: XPS, XPS Gen2, XPS M170, XPS M1710
Be sure to pass this info on to any friends you have that may have a Dell.