I hate windows but i keep on comming back

Steve Torrefranca javacide at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 08:48:51 UTC 2005

or may i turn the table around.  if you are a windows user, when was the
time you needed to install linux IN CASE YOU NEED IT? never?  there are
always, free or non-free, windows work around. 

Steve Torrefranca wrote:

>Chanchao / James
>both of you are right, there are laptops sold without pre-installed M$.
>I saw one HP with Mandrake (but still love IBM though they dont support
>linux users here in taiwan d4mn!).  But that wasnt the point. 
>It isnt because there are no hardware with no built in M$ or no laptop
>with a sticker saying built for wndwz xp, rather you have to buy it in
>case somebody gives you a file or you need to install a M$ only tool/app
>or you need to pay a 3D game or my wife/kid might crave for a new toy
>that has no linux drivers yet or video editing (i really love mac movie
>maker).  Its like buying a full course meal when you only want the
>drinks - and your not even sure you'll like it.
>i dont often use windows and  i dont even like using it, but I always
>end up paying for it in case I MIGHT NEED IT.  when will we get rid of
>this "MIGHT NEED IT" insecurity?

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