[Wiltshire] Wiltshire Digest, Vol 97, Issue 4 (swindon meetings).

Simon Fryer fryers at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 21:45:53 UTC 2011


On 11/01/2011, Andrew Meredith <andrew at anvil.org> wrote:

[Windows on pre-built PCs]

> I thought we'd got past all that now. I understood that if you informed
> the vendor that you would be using another OS, or even using using
> Windows, but your own copy, then they were obliged to refund a set
> amount from your bill .. or Bill's bill ;)
> Am I wrong ?! I hope not.

In an ideal world. However the options for no OS are not easy to find
unless you build it yourself - a little difficult with a laptop!

Not that I can really talk. I no longer run Linux on any of my boxes...


"Well, an engineer is not concerned with the truth; that is left to
philosophers and theologians: the prime concern of an engineer is
the utility of the final product."
Lectures on the Electrical Properties of Materials, L.Solymar, D.Walsh

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