[Gllug] Getting Microsoft off a Dell purchase - anyone done this?

M.Blackmore mblackmore at oxlug.org
Thu Jul 6 18:59:30 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 19:20 +0100, Christopher Hunter wrote:
> Their sales drones insist that it's impossible, but if you escalate your 
> enquiry up to someone with a little knowledge, you can persuade them to ship 
> a box without the Microsoft "Operating System" pre-loaded.  It takes time and 
> a lot of patience!
If anyone has any contacts to suggest someone to get past the sales
desk... which seems to be anywhere - Ireland, India, USA, somewhere in
Europe (I think), no consistency where one gets put through to.

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economic truth. Capitalism may collapse because it does not allow the
market to tell the ecological truth."

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