[Wolves] Sick of M$
theology at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 10:49:39 BST 2007
On 30/07/07, Suntish Narain <suntish_narain at suntish-narain.co.uk> wrote:
> i bought a laptop from PC World last October, took the insurance on it,
> which entitles me for a free health check. My laptop is a HP Pavilion. A
> couple of weeks ago, i brought my laptop to PC World for the health check i
> was entitled, they refused to do it, saying that i have partitioned my hard
> disk with Ubuntu. Even though i had Windows XP on it, they told me that the
> warranty that i had was voided as well, just because i has Ubuntu installed.
> I have been paying £12.99 per month for that extended insurance.
> It's not fair.
Can you back up your Linux partition using partimage or whatever, then
remove grub and they will be none the wiser. What is a health check
anyway? I cannot see them doing anything that you cannot do yourself.
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