Re: Thanks for the great system / installation successfull report
On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 02:34:12PM +0100, Ivan Glushkov wrote:
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> Subject: Re: Thanks for the great system / installation successfull report
> Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 14:00:46 +0100
> From: Embrik Kaslegard <email@example.com>
> To: Ivan Glushkov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Ivan Glushkov wrote:
> > Luis Motta Campos wrote:
> >> Thibaut Paumard wrote:
> >>> Le 13 mars 08 à 11:31, Luis Motta Campos a écrit :
> >>>> I would like to report a big success here. I recently got a HP 6710b
> >>>> laptop and (as usual) didn't agreed with the Windows License terms and
> >>>> conditions (so I can send it back and get the license money).
> >>> Are you being serious about getting your money back? Are you successful
> >>> in it in the UK?
> >> I don't know about the UK. I sent them back my licenses in the
> >> Netherlands, where I live now. I told them in a very formal letter that
> >> I didn't agreed about the terms and conditions, and, as I never used the
> >> licenses (it was a new computer) I got my money back.
> >> I recommend everybody to at least try. :) It's not possible that the
> >> only way to buy computers is swallowing licenses we will not use.
> > Hey, that's a good news!
> > did anybody in Germany succeeded to do that? I am planning to buy a new
> > laptop, and this information is vital for me..
> > Cheers,
> > Ivan
> Wow. This is pioneering :-) How did you do this? Why don't you just give
> us the copy of your letter? I guess you have found a way in using the
> complicated lisence ageement in our favour. I will send some letters as
> well. I've got 125 lisences which I don't want to use :-)
> I guess that was incidentally sent personally to me.
> P.S.: Actually it is not pioneering at all. Google it. I read something
> similar in slashdot long time ago, but that was in Australia. That's the
> first case I hear about in EU.
There was a fellow in New York by the name of Adam Kosmin who set up a
website 'windowsrefund.net' in 1992, now called 'windowsrefund.info'
documenting some of these things.
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