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Re: The Microsoft tax

On Sun, Nov 19, 2000 at 12:04:02PM -0800, Andrew Dixon wrote:
> I'm thinking of buying a new computer and I was
> looking for information on getting a refund for
> Windows.  
> Any links, help, tips, success stories, or general M$
> bashing would be greatly appreciated.

Do a web search for "Windows refund day".

Short version:  A while back, a bunch of people got together and stormed the
local Microsoft offices to demand the refunds that the MS EULA said they were
entitled to, but the OEMs weren't allowed to give them.  MS ignored them.

"Two words: Windows survives." - Craig Mundie, Microsoft senior strategist
"So does syphillis. Good thing we have penicillin." - Matthew Alton
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