lproven at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 23:01:45 UTC 2012
On 28 January 2012 22:58, Jim Price <d1version at hotmail.com> wrote:
> On 28/01/12 22:36, Liam Proven wrote:
>> On 28 January 2012 22:12, Jim Price<d1version at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 28/01/12 21:13, Liam Proven wrote:
>>>> On 28 January 2012 19:10, Barry Drake<ubuntu-advertising at gmx.com>
>>>>> On 28/01/12 17:31, Liam Proven wrote:
> [snippage for brevity]
>>>>>> There are boot floppy images for free download on:
>>>>> Free download? �The guy seems to want me to pay $4 for any of his
>>> They wanted $9.75 from me. The link from this sentence in the article:
>> Eh? That's not bootdisk.com, that's the Windows recovery CD! Something
>> totally different on a different site.
> My mistake - when I read "The guy seems to want me to pay $4 for any of his
> downloads" I assumed I was reading something further down the thread from
> this message of yours:
> That does contain a link to neosmart, which no longer provides free
> downloads of their windows recovery CD.
> Apologies for any confusion.
To be fair, I did link to /both/ and I didn't know Neosmart had now
started charging for the recovery CD. I mistook the reference to the
charge as being to bootdisk.com.
Also, I run ad-blocking software on all my browsers, so I did wonder
if maybe I was missing some scammers' banner ad or something.
>> I shall keep mine safe, then.
>> It might also be worth searching the torrent indices for it. It was
>> widely out there at one time.
>> Also, MICROS~1 are [a] bloody idiots who have destroyed goodwill by
>> this and [b] rapacious money-grabbing swine.
>> Not that this will be news to anybody here, I suspect.
> ... as per bug no.1.
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