[ubuntu-uk] Dell gives refund for unused Windows licence
phoenix125 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 17 16:41:15 GMT 2006
On 11/17/06, Michael Hoertnagl <mtron at a1.net> wrote:
> Rob Beard wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > I thought you might be interested in this. I found it in a local LUG
> > mailing list.
> > It seems that a Sheffield man got a refund for an unused copy of
> > Windows XP Home as he was planning on installing Linux when he got his
> > laptop. Looks like he got £50 back!
> > Details are here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6144782.stm
> > Rob
> It's not a refund in a leagal way. Dell stated that it's an amicable
> But anyway great news!
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
Thats a fair deal, however I'm pretty sure that you can buy pre-made
machines bundled with absolutely no OS and you would end up saving more than
the £50 rebate.
But if you're stuck with Windows pre-installed, go for it!
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