8.04 in Windows

Scott slewin at bmts.com
Fri Jun 13 17:08:26 UTC 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:
> Rather irrelevant what they _say_, as I've had Dell refuse to honour my
> warranty precisely because I had Linux installed.
WOW!  I am so pleased I did not take the warranty Dell tried to force on 
me (they tried to charge me for it when I did not ask for it).  This is 
a very good reason why never to purchase any warranty.

>> As for swapping out hard drives, as long as the Hard drive you put in is
>> compatible with the system, the only thing your original laptop warranty
>> will not cover is that new hard drive.  
> Not necessarily true.  At least one Dell I owned had a hardware warranty
> that explicitly stated that the only internal component I could touch was
> memory.
And yet, another good reason why never to pay for a warranty :).

Your friend,

Sent to you from a Linux computer using Kubuntu Version 8.04

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